Mansa Musa


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Mansa Musa

(män`sä mo͞o`sä), died 1337, ruler of the Mali empire (1312–37). A Muslim, he brought the Mali empire to its greatest height. During his reign Timbuktu became a center of Muslim culture and scholarship. His pilgrimage to Mecca in 1324–25 brought Mali fame throughout the world; the emperor traveled with an immense entourage, preceded by 500 slaves carrying staffs of gold. His gifts of gold in Cairo were so lavish that the metal was devalued in Egypt.
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This is my third published book but I consider this one special because it teaches our children as well as adults about our legacy as African Americans; how our history didn't begin with slavery but our ancestors were actually great Kings and Queens," said Robyn, "Imagine tracing your roots and learning King Mansa Musa or Queen Amina is one of your relatives, how amazing would that be
Mansa_Musa - by lostislamichistory As a devout Muslim, Mansa Musa insisted on completing the fifth pillar of Islam, the Hajj to Makkah.
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