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Holymen of the Blue Nile

the making of an Arab-Islamic community in the Nilotic Sudan, 1500-1850

by Neil McHugh

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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gezira (Sudan : Region),
  • Sudan,
  • Gezira (Region)
    • Subjects:
    • Islam -- Sudan -- Gezira (Region) -- History.,
    • Sufism -- Sudan -- Gezira (Region) -- History.,
    • Islam -- Sudan -- History.,
    • Gezira (Sudan : Region) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNeil McHugh.
      SeriesNorthwestern University Press series in Islam and society in Africa, Series in Islam and society in Africa
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBP64.S73 M34 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 280p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1086006M
      ISBN 100810110695
      LC Control Number94009911

      Sennacherib's successor Esarhaddon went further and invaded Egypt itself to secure his control of the Levant. A period of severe droughts occurring in Sub-Saharan Africa between and would have affected the Nubian economy as well. On the banks of the Dinder river the two states fought a pitched battlewhich went in favour of Sennar. Many southerners felt betrayed by the British, because they were largely excluded from the new government. Islam was discouraged by the British in the south, where Christian missionaries were permitted to work.

      The most important manjil was the one of the Abdallabs, followed by Alays at the White Nile, the kings of the Blue Nile region and finally the rest. By al-Abwab, previously described as the northernmost Alodian province, was recorded as an independent splinter kingdom ruling over vast territories. Ottoman threat and revolt of Ajib In the kingdom was visited by Jewish traveller David Reubeniwho disguised himself as a Sharif. These were direct mercantile competitors since they exported similar goods to Nubia. It was still described as a large, Christian kingdom housing around churches. Taking advantage of conditions resulting from Ottoman-Egyptian exploitation and maladministration, the Mahdi led a nationalist revolt culminating in the fall of Khartoum on 26 January

      The succession of early post-independence governments were dominated by Arab Muslims who viewed Sudan as a Muslim Arab state. Together they finally defeated and killed the patriarch, razing Soba afterwards and enslaving its population. Yet despite the fruits of this specialist research, scholars in the subfields of Islamic and Buddhist studies have rarely engaged with each other to share investigative approaches and methods of interpretation. He also stated that Amara paid an annual tribute of 9. Because of their speed, horses were also important for communication, providing a rapid courier service between the capital and the provinces. In the early years of the 19th century the kingdom was plagued by excessive civil wars.?


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Holymen of the Blue Nile by Neil McHugh Download PDF Ebook

In the early years of the 19th century the kingdom was plagued by excessive civil wars.? Sudanse Arabic preserved many words of Nubian origin, and Nubian place names can be found as far south as the Blue Nile state.

This began a long conflict between the Funj sultans attempting to reassert their independence and authority and Holymen of the Blue Nile book Hamaj regents attempting to maintain control of the true power of the state. According to the account of Poncet, Muslims reacted to meeting Christians in the streets of Sennar by reciting the Shahada.

No pottery or glassware postdating the 13th century has been identified at Soba. He consolidated his power and established his capital at Qerri, just north of the confluence of the two Niles.

Christianization and peak John of Ephesus' account describes the events around the Christianization of Alodia in detail. Afterwards, they travelled upstream the Blue Nile until reaching Sennar. The most important of these are the Islamic geographers al-Yaqubi 9th centuryIbn Hawqal and al-Aswani 10th centurywho both visited the country, and the Copt Abu al-Makarim 12th century.

Discoveries made so far include several churches, a palace, cemeteries and numerous small finds. The events around the Christianization of the kingdom in the 6th century were described by the contemporary bishop John of Ephesus ; various post-medieval Sudanese sources address its fall.

Funj Sultanate

Thus, Ajib effectively ruled over an empire reaching from Dongola to Ethiopia. Under his ruled the Funj defeated the Kingdom of Taqali to the west and made its ruler styled Woster or Makk his vassal. They perhaps profited from the plague Holymen of the Blue Nile book might have ravaged Nubia in the midth century killing many sedentary Nubians, but not affecting the nomadic Arabs.

Some explain how certain orders took shape in Southern Asia over the course of the nineteenth century, contextualizing these institutional developments in relation to local and transregional political formations, shifting literary and ritual preferences, and trade connections.

In his short account, Alodia is said to be the stronger Holymen of the Blue Nile book the two Nubian kingdoms, being a country requiring a three-month journey to cross. The fate of Christianity in the region remains largely unknown. However, the new Funj sultan, Adlan Imanaged to turn the tide of war against Ajib, eventually killing him in or The Funj Chronicle, a multi-authored history of the Funj Sultanate compiled in the 19th century, ascribes the destruction of Alodia to King Amara Dunqas; he was also allied with Abdallah Jammah.

Egypt was the most important military partner in the s, providing missilespersonnel carriers, and other military hardware. Afterwards the Makurian king and the Arabs agreed on a unique non-aggression pact that also included an annual exchange of giftsthus acknowledging Makuria's independence.

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This chapter looks at interactions centered on China, Islam, South Asia, and the eastern tjarrodbonta.com: Nile Green. The Blue and White Nile rivers meet in Khartoum to form the Nile, which flows northwards through Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea. The Blue Nile's course through Sudan is nearly km ( mi) long and is joined by the Dinder and Rahad Rivers between Sennar and Khartoum.

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