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De verzameling manuscripten van Timboektoe omvatten zo'n 700.000 handschriften waarvan de oudste uit de 11e eeuw stammen. Deze worden bewaard door verschillende families in privébibliotheken en in woonhuizen Wikipedia

The Timbuktu Manuscripts showing both mathematics and astronomy.The Timbuktu Manuscripts - or Mali Manuscripts - some of which date back to the century, are Arabic and African texts that hark back to the city’s glorious past, when Muslim merchants wou

Ha Ha! Joke for geography geeks. S/O to AP Human Geo because I can now successfully name these maps without looking.

Africa's true size will blow you away

What your favorite map projection says about you. I hate the Peters Projection. Yes, I am that much of a map nerd.

The Camara family of blacksmiths from Balanzan in the Mande region of Mali, West Africa making dabas (hand hoes) in their forge. Baba and Segui Camara. Check...

The Camara family of blacksmiths from Balanzan in the Mande region of Mali, West Africa making dabas (hand hoes) in their forge. Baba and Segui Camara.

Cornell's primary geography: forming part first of a systematic series of school geographies (p. 64) :: Historical Children's Literature Collection

Cornell& primary geography: forming part first of a systematic series of school geographies (p.

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A map showing the areas of the Ghana, Mali, and Songhay states. Mali and Songhay were Sudanic states. Conquests were launched from these areas, and they were dependent on taxes for revenue.

Mali Empire After the fall of the Kingdom of Ghana, the Mali Empire rose to dominate West Africa. Located on the Niger River to ...

Was History’s Richest Person Black? Meet Mansa Musa, the Malian king whose gold-plated legend beats all .

Islamist Groups in West Africa: Get Ready for the Mali Invasion

Islamist Groups in West Africa: Get Ready for the Mali Invasion

Library of Congress. I think i will go everyday.

Islamic Manuscripts from Mali Collection

Farai introduces you to the djembe and talks about its historical importance to the Mali Empire. For more on music and dancing, visit http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org.

Farai introduces you to the djembe and talks about its historical importance to the Mali Empire. For more on music and dancing, visit artsedge.

The people of Songhai dominated the middle of the Niger valley. Songhai gained freedom from Mali before the late 1300s and became a well-known, prospering trade state. It was dominant until defeated by Moroccans at the end of the 16th century. Songhai, with the capital of the Empire in Gao, became an independent state in the 17th century.

The Songhay people dominated the middle reaches of the Niger valley. Songhay became an independent state in the seventh century. By the rulers were Muslims and had a capital at Gao. Songhay won freedom from Mali by the and prospered as a trading state.

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