The Mali Empire
The Mali Empire
Established by King Sundiata Keita, known as the “Lion King,” the Mali Empire brought wealth, culture, and Islamic faith to West Africa.
5 - 8
Anthropology, Social Studies, Ancient Civilizations, World History
Modern day Kirina, this town used to be one of the main strongholds of the Mali Empire. The pivotal battle of Kirina was fought here in 1235 C.E.
Photograph by Werner Forman
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May 20, 2022
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