|Mansa Musa|| |
ruler of Mali who made a pilgrimage to Mecca-converted to Islam
|Ibn Battuta||N. African traveler/historian - wrote in detail about his journeys through Islamic Africa (1300s)|
|Ghana||the first W. African kingdom based on the gold and salt trade|
|Timbuktu||Mali trading city that became a center of wealth and learning|
|Mali||Empire created by indigenous Muslims in western Sudan of West Africa from the thirteenth to fifteenth century. It was famous for its role in the trans-Saharan gold trade.|
Flickr Creative Commons Images
Some images used in this set are licensed under the Creative Commons through Flickr.com. Click to see the original works with their full license.
This product uses the Flickr API but is not endorsed or certified by Flickr.