Thekingdom of Ethiopia became isolated from it’s neighbors largely because ____.
They were the lone Christian kingdom surrounded by Muslims.
________ was the greatest ruler of the kingdom of Mali. He was a devout Muslim and based his justice system on the Quran.He made the hajj to Mecca and brought back Islamic education and technology..
Instructed to be built by King Lalibela, what was peculiar or unique about some churches in Ethiopia?
Builtinto solid rock, underground or into the side of a mountain
Eastern Africa trade led to the development of a new, vibrant language and culture known as _____. In time, many Arabic words were absorbed into the language so they could better communicate with Muslim traders. In fact, the term means “off the coast” in Arabic.
The extent of the East African trade network was said to have reached as far as ______!
China EastAfricans traded with Europe, the Middle East, India and far as China! Chinese porcelain has been found in places like Greater Zimbabwe.
The _______ kingdom of West Africa was very powerful. In fact, they had a professional army chosen by a draft that would protect the empire. They also had a very organized government with separate departments for the treasury, military and agriculture designed to help the emperor run his empire more efficiently.