A Narrative Of Captivity In Abyssinia With Some Account Of The Late Emperor Theodore,  His Country And People By Henry Blanc
















































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Entrance into Abyssinia - Altercation between Takruries and Abyssinians
at Wochnee - Our Escort and Bearers - Applications for Medicine - First
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Entrance Into Abyssinia - Altercation Between Takruries And Abyssinians At Wochnee - Our Escort And Bearers - Applications For Medicine - First Reception By His Majesty - The Queen's Letter Translated And Presents Delivered - Accompany His Majesty Through Metsha - His Conversation _En Route_

CHAPTER VIII.

Leave the Emperor's Camp for Kourata - The Tana Sea - The Abyssinian Navy - The Island of Dek - Arrival at Kourata - The Gaffat People and former Captives join us - Charges preferred against the Latter - First Visit to the Emperor's Camp at Zage - Flattery before Coercion

CHAPTER IX.

Second Visit to Zage - Arrest of Mr. Rassam and the English Officers - Charges brought against Mr. Rassam - The former Captives are brought in Chains to Zage - Public Trial - Reconciliation - Mr. Flad's Departure - The Imprisonment at Zage - Departure for Kourata

CHAPTER X.

Second Residence at Kourata - Cholera and Typhus break out in the Camp - The Emperor resolves to march to Debra Tabor - Arrival at Gaffat - The Foundry transformed into a Palace - Political Trial at Debra Tabor - The Black Tent - Dr. Blanc and Mr. Rosenthal seized at Gaffat - Another Public Trial - The Black Hole - March with the Emperor to Aibankab - Sent to Magdala, and Arrival at the Amba

CHAPTER XI.

Our first House at Magdala - The Chief has a "little Business" with us - Feelings of a European when being put in Chains - The Operation described - The Prisoners' Toilette - How we Lived - Our first Messenger a Failure - How we obtained Money and Letters - A Magdala Diary - A Rainy Season in a Godjo

CHAPTER XII.

Description of Magdala - Climate and Water Supply - The Emperor's Houses - His Harem and Magazines - The Church - Prison-house - Guards and Gaol - Discipline - A previous Visit of Theodore to Magdala - Slaughter of the Gullas - Character and Antecedents of Samuel - Our friends, Zenab the Astronomer, and Meshisha the Lute-player - Day Guards - We build new Huts - Abyssinian and Portuguese Servants - Our Inclosure is enlarged

CHAPTER XIII.

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