The name of the town, translated from the Abyssinian, is New Gondar.
As a result of his kindness, I spent much time wandering about New Gondar, talking with the inhabitants, and exploring the city of black men.
They have crossed the border, and are marching toward New Gondar.
They came at first in little parties of eight or ten, and then they came in fifties, in hundreds, and one day a thousand maimed and dying men were carted into New Gondar.
One morning, New Gondar was awakened by the booming of cannon.
For three days thereafter we could hear the cannonading and the spitting of the small arms, for the battle line was scarce two leagues from New Gondar.
Near midnight, the master of ceremonies announced that the slave women who had been presented to the emperor since his arrival in New Gondar would be exhibited, that the royal host would select such as he wished, after which he would present the balance of them to his guests.
Also, the Commander of the 42nd Ethiopian contingent in Gondar
described the Sudanese and Ethiopian troops as "one army", saying they seek to protect the residents and the borders and defend the two countries against the enemies of peace.