Emperor Susenyos I of Ethiopia surprises an Oromo army at Ebenat; his army reportedly kills 12,000 Oromo at the cost of 400 of his men.

Susenyos I, also known by throne name Malak Sagad III, was Emperor of Ethiopia from 1606 to 1632, and a member of the Solomonic dynasty.

Emperor Susenyos I of Ethiopia surprises an Oromo army at Ebenat; his army reportedly kills 12,000 Oromo at the cost of 400 of his men.

January 17, 1608

Emperor Susenyos I of Ethiopia surprises an Oromo army at Ebenat; his army reportedly kills 12,000 Oromo at the cost of 400 of his men.

Susenyos I, also known by throne name Malak Sagad III, was Emperor of Ethiopia from 1606 to 1632, and a member of the Solomonic dynasty.