Minor mediæval state in
Nubia at the Second Cataract of the Nile. It existed
by the XII Century and survived until the late XV. Officially
Islamised in 1323, it remained home to a large Christian population
for some centuries thereafter.
Under construction --- far from complete! Read with caution.
- R. A. Lobban:
Historical Dictionary of Ancient and
Medieval Nubia, p. 149.
- William Y. Adams:
Nubia -- Corridor to Africa, (1977),
Princeton University Press, 1977.
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