Mareb sentence example
- Thq latter retreated south of the river Mareb, leaving the whole of the cis-Mareb territory, including the provinces of Hamasen, Agameh, Sera and Okul-Kusai, in Italian hands.
- Mangash, seeing further resistance to be useless, submitted to Menelek, who at the end of February ratified at Makall the additional convention to the treaty of Uccialli, but refused to recognize the Italian occupation of the Mareb.
- Mangashh made no reply, and Baratieri crossing the Mareb advanced to Adowa, but four days later was obliged to return northwards.
- By adroit negotiations with Mangash the Italian general obtained the release of the Italian prisoners in Tigr, and towards the end of May withdrew his whole force north of the Mareb.
- The town, a military station of some importance, lies on the river Gash (Mareb) in 15° 28' N., 36° 24' E., 260 m.Advertisement
- The Mareb, often dry in summer, in the floods is a large and impassable river.
- Both the Setit and Mareb have a general westerly course across the Abyssinian plateau.
- Towards Abyssinia the chief towns are Saganeiti (capital of the Okule-Kusai province), Godofelassi and Adi-Ugri, the two latter situated in the fertile plain of the Serae; Adiquala, on the edge of the Mareb gorge; and Arrasa, the centre of the districts constituting the province of Deki-Tesfa.
- The documents of the Portuguese expedition of the 16th century and other Ethiopian records show that all the country north of the Mareb enjoyed relative autonomy under a vassal of the Ethiopian emperor.
- Michael, counsellor of Solomon, who was king of the country north of the Mareb, usurped the throne of Solomon during the reign of the Emperor Atzie Jasu II.Advertisement
- (1729-1753), and, after proclaiming himself ras of Tigre and "protector of the empire," ceded the North Mareb country to an enemy of the rightful dynasty.
- Hence a long struggle between the dispossessed family and the occupants of the North Mareb throne.
- The Gash or Mareb is the most northerly of the Abyssinian rivers which flow towards the Nile valley.
- The Mareb is dry for a great part of the year, but like the Takazze is subject to sudden freshets during the rains.
- Only the left bank of the upper course of the river is in Abyssinian territory, the Mareb here forming the boundary between Eritrea and Abyssinia.Advertisement
- Meeting near the Mareb, the Egyptians were beaten in detail, and almost annihilated at Gundet (13th November 1875).
- The town, a military station of some importance, lies on the river Gash (Mareb) in 15Ã‚° 28' N., 36Ã‚° 24' E., 260 m.
- The colony contains no navigable streams. For a short distance the Setit (known in its upper course as the Takazze), a tributary of the Atbara, forms the frontier, as does also in its upper course the Gash or Mareb (see Abyssinia).