Battle of Gomit

The Battle of Gomit (another name: Battle of Ygubba[1]) was fought in 1445 between Ethiopia and a powerful Muslim army under the Adal Sultanate. The Ethiopians were led by Zara Yaqob, while the forces of Adal were led by Sultan Badlay ibn Sa'ad ad-Din. The Ethiopian army was victorious, and Badlay was killed.

Battle of Gomit
Date1445
Location
Gomit, Ethiopia
Result Ethiopian victory
Belligerents
Ethiopian Pennants.svgEthiopian Empire Flag of Adal.pngAdal Sultanate
Commanders and leaders
Zara Yaqob Badlay ibn Sa'ad ad-Din  
Casualties and losses
Badlay ibn Sa'ad ad-Din

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