That at Adulis and that of Martula Mariam in Gojam, rebuilt in the 16th century on the ancient foundations.
Tigre, Amhara, Gojam, &c.), Shoa, Kaffa and Galla land - all these form a geographical unit - and central Somaliland with Harrar.
The highest peaks are found in the Simen (or Semien) and Gojam ranges.
In the Chok Mountains in Gojam Agsias Fatra attains a height of 13,600 ft.
(3) The Abai - that is, the upper course of the Blue Nile - has its source near Mount Denguiza in the Gojam highlands (about 11° N.
In the more southern districts of Gojam and Wallega heavy rains continue till the middle of September, and occasionally October is a wet month.
Of the country; Amhara or Gondar, in the centre; Gojam, the district enclosed by the great semicircular sweep of the Abai; and Shoa, which lies east of the Abai and south of Amhara.
Of Gojam; the Harrar province in the east; Kaffa and Galla land, S.W.
Lieka, the largest market in Galla land, has direct communications with Gojam, Shoa and other parts of the empire.
The prevailing colour in the central provinces (Amhara, Gojam) is a deep brown, northwards (Tigre, Lasta) it is a pale olive, and here even fair complexions are seen.
Kassa now ruled in Amhara, but his ambition was to attain to supreme power, and he turned his attention to conquering the remaining chief divisions of the country, Gojam, Tigre and Shoa, Growing which still remained unsubdued.
Berro, ras of Gojam, in order to save himself, attempted to combine with Tigre, but his army was intercepted by Kassa and totally destroyed, himself being taken prisoner and executed (May 1854).
Shoa had already shaken off his yoke; Gojam was virtually independent; Walkeit and Simen were under a rebel chief; and Lasta, Waag and the country about Lake Ashangi had submitted to Wagshum Gobassie, who had also overrun Tigre and appointed Dejaj Kassai his governor.
(24) Immediately the news of John's death reached Menelek, he proclaimed himself emperor, and received the submission of Gondar, Gojam and several other provinces.