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Wafiqa Ahmad Yousef AL-SAEED

ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION IN EAST AFRICA (THE KILWA AS A MODEL)‎ ‎(365 - 676 AH / 975 - 1277 AD)‎

The East African coast region witnessed the emergence of several cities along the coast, ‎which were credited with spreading the Islamic religion, the most important of which is the ‎Kilwa Sultanate. Which was able to unite all the kingdoms in one state, where the Sultanate ‎of Kilwa ruled the eastern coast of Africa for more than five centuries, It was a commercial ‎center and an intermediary for all the neighboring cities in the transmission of Islamic ‎thought, and it was the product of the Arab-Islamic culture. All the peoples of the coast, who ‎took Arabic as their language, contributed to its construction and she lived under the Islamic ‎administration, regardless of gender, color and religion.‎

Keywords: Kilwa, Civilization, Islamic, East, Africa.‎

http://dx.doi.org/10.47832/2717-8293.20.19


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