The Battle of Antukyah was fought in between Adal Sultanate forces under Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi and the Abyssinian army under Eslamu. The Futuh al-Habasha compared the number of dead and wounded to the previous. as Arab Faqih) Futuh Al-Habasa: The Conquest of Abyssinia [16th Century] none compares with Futuh Al-Habasa Futuh Al-Habasha instead of Habasa. Futuh Al-Habasha: The Conquest of Abyssinia (Futuh Al-Habasa). by Sihab ad- Din Ahmad bin Abd al-Qader bin Salem bin Utman. Condition: Used:Good.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. Ewald Wagner postulates that, in fact, “the main population of Adal may have been of Afar stock.

The Imam was killed in battle on February 21,whereupon his army almost immediately disintegrated.

Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi

Richard Burton the explorer claimed that xl second part could be found “in Mocha or Hudaydah”; but, despite later investigation, no one else has reported seeing a copy of this second part. The Imam was killed in battle on February 21,whereupon his army almost immediately disintegrated. Sign In Register Help Cart. A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier.

Futūḥ al-Ḥabasha – Brill Reference

This battle ended when Imam Ahmad was wounded in the leg by a chance shot; seeing his banners signal retreat, the Portuguese and their Ethiopian allies fell upon the disorganized Hhabasha, who suffered losses but managed to reform next to the river on the distant side. He is a leading historian of Islam in Ethiopia.


Haile Selassie referred to him in his memoirs. Hirabu complained about his plight, and excused himself on the grounds of his poverty-stricken state.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Kraus Reprint Limited, Not a few Muslim converts reverted to their former faith. New World Encyclopedia writers and editors rewrote and completed the Wikipedia article in accordance with New World Encyclopedia standards.

Ahmad’s invasion of Ethiopia is described in detail in the Futuh al-habasa “The Conquest of Ethiopia”written in Arabic by Ahmad’s follower Sihab ad-Din Admad ibn ‘Abd-al-Qadir, in its current version incomplete, covering the story only tonarrating the Imam’s raids on the islands of Lake Tana.

Not a few Muslim converts reverted to their former faith. His empire ended with his own death.

His short lived spectacular victories and determination to replace Christianity by Islam and the remarkable survival of Christianity in Ethiopia” is a story of epic proportions” which still generates strong emotion among both the Christian and the Muslim population of Ethiopia.

Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available. The Yamani author was an eyewitness of habadha of the battles he describes, and is an invaluable source.

Imam Ahmad was born near Zeila, a port city located in northwestern Somalia fuuth part of Adal, a Muslim state tributary to the Christian Ethiopian Solomonic dynastyand married Bati del Wambara, the daughter of Mahfuz, governor of Zeila. Meanwhile, due to casualties and other duties, Gama’s force was reduced to musketeers.

In retaliation for an attack on Adal the previous year by the Ethiopian general Degalhan, Imam Ahmad invaded Ethiopia in The forces of Imam Ahmad bin Ibrahim had occupied the greater part of Ethiopia.

However, the onset of the rainy season prevented Gama from engaging Ahmad a third time. This was, however, far from the end of the story.


Email required Fytuh never made public. The survivors and Emperor Gelawdewos were afterward able to join forces and, drawing on the Portuguese supplies, attacked Ahmad on February 21,in the Battle of Wayna Daga, where their 9, troops managed to defeat the 15, soldiers under Imam Ahmad.

The resistance of Emperor Lebna Dengel had virtually come to an end, and many Christians had chosen to convert to Islam. After verifying the departure of the imam to the land of Abbyssinia, he doubled back and returned to his own country. The Solomonic side of the story is represented in the royal chronicles of Emperor Lebna Dengel and his son, Emperor Gelawdewos. The Moslem army then marched northward to loot habsha island monastery of Lake Hayq and the stone churches of Lalibela.

His book, which is full of human, and at times tragic, drama, makes a major contribution to our knowledge of a crucially important period in the hisoty of Ethiopia and Horn of Africa.

Battle of Antukyah – Wikipedia

Their chieftain was a man fond of intrigue and procrastination. Our Day return guarantee still applies. His motive appears to have been religioussince he called for a jihad against Ethiopia, which can be regarded as a defensive war, or as a call to extend the borders of the Futun world. Uthman also known as Arab Faqih