January 30, 2011


Sankore Mosque in TimbuktuImage via WikipediaSankore Mosque in Timbuktu

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  • Mali - Wikipedia
  • Timbuktu - Wikipedia
  • Timbuktu manuscripts - "... 700,000 medieval African documents, ranging from scholarly works to short letters, that have been preserved by private households in Timbuktu." - Wikipedia - see also video below



  • * Great Mosque of Djenne - "The great Mosque of Djenne in Mali is entirely mud clay African designed and constructured masterpiece that was completed in 1907." - 7:39 min

  • * The Lost Libraries of Timbuktu - "The story of Timbuktu and its long hidden legacy of thousands of ancient manuscripts. Aminatta Forna tells the story of legendary Timbuktu and its long hidden legacy of hundreds of thousands of ancient manuscripts." - 58:00 min - More about the lost libraries

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