History 4195-October 24

History 4195-October 24 - October 24, 2007 Askia Muhammad...

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October 24, 2007 Askia Muhammad and the expansion of Islamic influences Contextualizing relations between Sunni Ali and Islamic community not seen as a friend to the Muslims Muslims scholars at Timbuktu were his enemies, took them out; a politically motivated issue not about religion, he saw them as a threat, anyone who opposed his had to go Muslim scholars at Jenna were nice to him and he showered gifts on them Ascension of Abu Bakr Dao[real name] (or Sunni Baru [clan name]) and political challenges 1492 Sunni Ali dies and his son, Abu Bakr Dao took over he had been interested in establishing a dynasty and he emerged out of a self assured atmosphere Sunni Baru had just ascended to throne when his legitimacy was questioned and challenged by Mohammad Toure Mohammad Toure/Askia Muhammad leader of army may have seen Sunni Baru as a usurper Sunni Baru had acquired supporters so the first overthrow attempt by Mohammad Toure failed Sunni Ali had burned his bridges with Islam
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2009 for the course HIST 4195 taught by Professor Cole during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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History 4195-October 24 - October 24, 2007 Askia Muhammad...

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