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Takshif
desert scout
oral history
history passed through words and stories
griot/jula/bard
story tellers, keepers of history
farin
overlord, people who helped govern
madrasa
a school where send kids to learn koran
islam school
jihad
holy war
almoravids
the muslims that had jihad on Ghana
kafu
community/brotherhood
quadi
muslim judge/court
mansa
king
ghana (def and reign)
king 300 AD-1200AD
mali (def + reign time)
where king resides
1235AD-1350AD
sudan (def)
land of black people
hajj
religious pilgrimage
malinke
the name of the people of mali
Islam
religion
caravan
a group of people and camels (not nessacarily tho) who travel together
desertification
expansion of desert conditions
who is maghan kon fatta?
sundiata's father
who is sassouma berete?
maghan kon fata's fist wife, and she was mad at her husband cause he married another lady and had a son, she planed to destroy sundiata and his mother
sogolon is?
sudiata's mother, she is hunch backed, 2nd wife of maghan kon fatta.
sundiata who is he...?
considered founder of mali, he was praised by the almoravids for his willingness to convert to Islam
who is: first son of sassouma and maghan kon fatta, he becomes mansa when his dad dies because his mommy forced it
prins dankaran touman
manding bory is.....
half brother, friend and confidante to sundiata
who is sundiata's griot
balla fasseke
soglon's families symbol
buffalo
keita's clan symbol
lion
wat are the languages of mali
malinke and mande
wat is the ethnicity of the mali people
mandinka and mandingo
ibn batttuta is...
a muslim write and traveler to mali in 1353
he kept a diary of his 24 years of travel, that is one reason y we kno so much bout mali.
What did mansa musa do?
he ruled from 1307-1332, under his rule trade tripled and he doubled the land size
to organise kingdoms divided into ferbas, each with a governer
he also wated to creat a kafu
ferba
province
what are two types of camels
bacterian
promedary
bacterian camel has __ hump
2
promedary has __ hump(s)
1
bactrian goes __mpday
25
bactrian is used for and carries ___ lbs
transporting goods, 400
promedary goes ___mpday
100
another name for promedary camel is
arabian camel
which is stronger promedary or bactrian
promedary-used for riding though
what would happen if there were no camels
NO TRADE
camels are good in the desert because
- it can get sand out of nose, eyes, and ears
-hooves were large, able to balance w. heavy loads