(PDF) [The Epic of Askia Mohammed African Epic Series] ó Nouhou Malio

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  • 09 October 2019
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The Epic of Askia Mohammed African Epic Series Read & Download ✓ 104 Read & Download â PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Nouhou Malio Eginning in 1463 under the leadership of Sonni Ali Ber By the time of his death in 1492 the foundation had been laid for the development under Askia Mohammed of a complex system of administration a well euipped army and navy and a network of large government o. Askia Mohammed Tyrant or Hero December 16 2009 I came across this epic piece of orature while looking for the epic about Sundjata Askia Mohammed is one of those giants of African history routinely referred as worthy of emulation andor respect However upon concluding the read I had the opinion that he was very hawk like in his promotion of Islam There is repeated mention of Every village that follows his orders that accepts his wishes he conuers them he moves on Every village that refuses his demand he conuers it he burns it he moves on Until the day Mamar Askia did that until until until until the day he arrived at the Red Sea 298 302 I interpret the consecutive untils to signify that it was a repeated event that happened over time Considering how long it took for caravans to traverse the distance from West Africa to Mecca undoubtedly it happened not only over an extended period of time but also over an extended expanse of land The devastation left in the wake of such excursions in arson leads me to uestion the respect paid to this historical figure The above statement notwithstanding I did find the epic interesting in the view it provided of West Africa It provided me with a basis for doing further research into the era and times and for that and the new perspective it is appreciated

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The Epic of Askia Mohammed African Epic Series

The Epic of Askia Mohammed African Epic Series Read & Download ✓ 104 Read & Download â PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Nouhou Malio Askia Mohammed is the most famous leader in the history of the Songhay Empire which reached its apogee during his reign in 1493 1528 Songhay approximately halfway between the present day cities of Timbuktu in Mali and Niamey in Niger became a political force b. I would never have come across this if it wasn t for my challenge to read Africa this is for Mali Askia Mohammed is the most famous leader of the Songhay empire 1493 1528 and this is the written down version of the song about his life and rule As an oral history and the history of a chief it isn t strange that there are elements resembling other tales in the same or related genres So it has the old testament like recounting of lineage X was the father of Y who married A the women are rarely preserved who gave birth to Z and so on I guess those lists are handy for current tribe to claim they are the descendents of X or YThe tale of plucking onion shoots off the tomb of the Lord s Messenger while chained end held by two strong men to make sure he can get back out of the tomb well it resembles Odysseus being tied to the mast to be able to listen to the Sirens song without crashing his shipIn that sense it is a recognisable genre even if it is unusual But interesting and who knew there were so many horses in ancient MaliAnd while Askia Mohammed is praised as a great man he is ruling by violence here is the repeated description of how he propagates islam across the landEvery village that follows his orders that accepts his wishes he conuers them he moves on Every village that refuses his demand he conuers it he burns it he moves on Until the day Mamar Askia did that until until until until the day he arrived at the Red Sea

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The Epic of Askia Mohammed African Epic Series Read & Download ✓ 104 Read & Download â PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Nouhou Malio Wned farms The present rendition of the epic was narrated by the griot or jesere Nouhou Malio over two evenings in Saga a small town on the Niger River two miles downstream from Niamey The text is a word for word translation from Nouhou Malio's oral performanc. NigerIt is our Lord who twisted it nobody can straighten it out except Our LordYou are a captive because when I married your mother I did not buy her freedomYou will go if the Lord wishes it