Map of the Mali Empire

Genealogy of the Kings of Mali

The Horsemen of Djenne

An 11th-century Description

The follow excerpt was written by 11th-century geographer and historian Al-Bakri. The original was written in Arabic.

A 14th-century Description

The following passage was written by the Muslim Moroccan explorer Ibn Battuta.

A 14th-Century Description

The following description is an excerpt form the work of the philosopher and historian Ibn Khaldun.

A 12th-century Text

An excerpt from Sogodon Kolonkan: