Did Soumaoro wear skin?
For a long time Soumaoro defied the whole world. Since his accession to the throne he had defeated nine kings whose heads served him as charms in his macabre chamber. Their skins served as seats and he cut his footwear from human skin.
What does Sogolon beg to borrow from Sassouma?
What does Sogolon go to Sassouma to beg for? A baobab leaf.
What qualities make Soumaoro a bad ruler?
What qualities make Soumaoro a bad ruler? Be specific. Like Sundiata, Soumaoro has a surplus of strength and ambition, and yet he is categorically painted as a bad ruler, even described occasionally by the griot as “evil”.
Who did Sassouma enlist help her kill Sogolon?
Why does Sundiata threaten King of Mema?
They tell Sundiata and his family of the fate of Mali and the revolt of Fakoli Koroma against Soumaoro. Sundiata asks the king of Mema for permission to go to Mali. The request displeases the king, yet Sundiata insists on going. The king tries to make Sundiata pay for the plot of land on which he will bury his mother.
What type of empire was Mali?
|Mali Empire Nyeni (Bambara) after c. 1230: Manden Kurufaba (Bambara)|
|Common languages||Malinké, Mandinka, Fulani|
|Religion||Traditional African religions (Early year), later Islam|
What special fate has been predicted for Mari Djata as the son of Sogolon?
What special fate has been predicted for Mari Djata as the son of Sogolon? It has been predicted that he will be a great king of Mali.
On which topic do Sundiata’s ancestors seek advice from the heavens?
How to rule the country
Why did Nayeche follow the footprints of the gray bull Engiro?
When Did the Gray Bull Engiro Disappear and Why Did Nayeche, the Heroine of Jie Oral Tradition, Follow its Footprints? The gray bull Engiro disappeared during the long dry season and Nayeche decided to flow him because she thought her could smell the water and grass.