Timbutku

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Timbutku

  1. 1. Timbutku A Center of Learning and Trade
  2. 2. Facts <ul><ul><li>Timbuktu was a city in the West African nation of Mali. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Located on the southern edge of the Sahara, about 8 miles north of the Niger River. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. More Facts <ul><ul><li>Focal point of gold-salt trade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brought North African merchants and Muslim scholars. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credited with beginning the idea of universities. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Facts Again <ul><ul><li>  Easily accessible by camel or boat. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holds one of the first sets of books that contains a large quantity of information. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Pictures <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 7. A Neil Foley Production

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