The Empire of Mali

The Empire of Mali

by Carol Thompson
     
 
The Empire of Mail flourished in West Africa between 1240 and 1340. It supplied much of the gold used at that time for currency in Europe and the Arab world. In 1324 the emperor of Mall made a pilgrimage to Mecca, the holy city of Islam. he spent and gave away so much gold on his journey that his fame lasted for centuries.

Overview

The Empire of Mail flourished in West Africa between 1240 and 1340. It supplied much of the gold used at that time for currency in Europe and the Arab world. In 1324 the emperor of Mall made a pilgrimage to Mecca, the holy city of Islam. he spent and gave away so much gold on his journey that his fame lasted for centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780531202777
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Series:
First Books Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.39(w) x 8.79(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
1090L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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