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THE ARAB PERSPECTIVE
Transcript of THE ARAB PERSPECTIVE
Positive effects of the spread of Islam and the Arabic Language into the West African Empires
The centralization of the military and political power
The provision of a written language
The building of university
Sankore Mandrasah, the University of Sankore, or the Sankore Masjid is one of three ancient centers of learning located in Timbuktu, Mali, West Africa.
Madrasah means school or university in Arabic and also in other languages associated with Muslim.
Today there were over 700,000 manuscripts in Timbuktu with many dating back to West Africa's Golden Age ( 12th to 16th centuries)
THE CENTRALIZATION OF THE MILITARY AND POLITICAL POWER
THE PROVISION OF A WRITTEN LANGUAGE
After islam expansion most of the people 's language was Arabic
The Africans didn't have a written history they told their history by history for generation to generation, so if they didn't have the same language , it could be hard to transmit the history.
The Sankore University was a university for muslims, it had many manuscripts about the islam religion.
THE SANKORE UNIVERSITY
BY CATALINA CASTILLO RODRIGUEZ AND RINOKO MIYAMOTO
Islam was first introduced into West Africa south of the Sahara across the salt and gold trade routes.
in that time the people traded and other goods for gold and ivory from the savannah and the forest regions of the west of Africa
By the time the Mali Empire was replaced by Songhai, Islam had become the primary religion of the peoples of the Sahel. Between the 1t h and 19th centuries this kingdom expanded by West Africa