Sudanic

Related to Sudanic: Songhai

Sudanic

(suːˈdænɪk)
n
(Languages) a group of languages spoken in scattered areas of the Sudan, most of which are now generally assigned to the Chari-Nile branch of the Nilo-Saharan family
adj
1. (Languages) relating to or belonging to this group of languages
2. (Placename) of or relating to the Sudan
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Viktor, director of the Center of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, University of Bergen, Norway, is editor of Sudanic Africa: A Journal of Historical Sources.
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Masonen credits the linkage of regionalized Sudanic trade networks with the Mediterranean to Arabic traders and the introduction of the dromedary to the Sahara.
1987) A Sudanic Chronicle: the Borno expeditions of Idriis Alauma (1564-1576).
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South Sudan is a big family of 62 tribes or originally into Nilotic, Bantu and Sudanic groups with great diversity.
His histories of the southern Sahara also shed light on the empires of Ghana, Mall, Timbuktu, the Songhai, and the Sudanic empire of Kanem, showing how each created local perspectives that interacted with Western lust for adventure, mercantilism, and (as ill-conceived as it was) humanitarianism.
Edwards argues that contemporary archaeologists and Egyptologists still remain reluctant to acknowledge the Sudanic roots of Nubian culture, preferring to see it as an offshoot, or as influenced by Egyptian culture.