Battle of Jarte
|Battle of Jarte|
|Part of the Abyssinian–Adal War and Ottoman–Portuguese conflicts (1538–57)|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Cristóvão da Gama||Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi|
The Battle of Jarte was fought from 4 to 16 April 1542 between the forces of Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi and a Portuguese expeditionary force fighting on behalf of the Ethiopian Empire. The Portuguese were led by Cristóvão da Gama. The Portuguese were victorious.