African Muslim Elites In India

Sidi Said Mosque. The ornamented “Tree of Life” window is carved in sandstone. Another window represents a smaller tree of life flanked by palm trees and a vine. The mosque was built by the Ethiopian Sidi...

Saladin

Saladin (1137/1138–1193) was a Muslim military and political leader who as sultan (or leader) led Islamic forces during the Crusades. Saladin’s greatest triumph over the European Crusaders came at the Battle of...

Morocco

Morocco Morocco has seen millennia of human habitation reaching about as far back as the earliest appearance of Homo Sapiens in Africa. Along with Iberia it seems to have provided a refuge for human populati...