The Nuttall Encyclopedia
An Abyssinian hill fortress on a lofty plateau 300 m. S. of Massowah; captured by Lord Napier, who had been sent in 1868 to rescue certain British subjects held prisoners there, and which he succeeded in doing.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Magdala'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/magdala.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.