6.20 - 6.20 Relics Something left behind, a t race, a...

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6.20 Relics – Something left behind, a trace, a leaving Caliphate – Shi’I - split Shi’at Ali – supporters of Ali, Sunni – “Islamic traditions” Umayyad – guiding dynasty, next 100 years into 8 th century, Islamic faith, Damascus - Abbasid – guiding dynasty Baghdad - Mosque – decorated at the top with ostrich eggs – nothing to do with Islam, Mohammad, ostrich – symbol of fertility – local fertility – keeps local beliefs, area for prayers, Djenne Mosque – western African mosque structure, made & resurfaced with mud brick, pointed ceilings – constructional convenience, ostrich eggs on the top African material – bronze, gold, mud brick Orality – started writing things down Afro Asiatic - Nilo Saharan - Niger Kongo - Khoisan - Meroe/Axum – located in the upper reaches of the Nile river, edges of the red sea, place where local traditions fuse with Christian traditions, Mediterranean kingdoms & communities, powerful kingdom, striving capital, Queen of Sheba - magical figures in old
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