Sundiata (ca. 1210-1255)
The Mali Epic of Sundiata
- Late 13th, early 14th c.
Things to Consider:
  • Geography
  • Religion
  • Society
  • Politics
  • History
  • Treatment of Women
  • Prophecies and Destiny
  • Piety / Duty / Devotion:
    • Islam
    • animism, fetishism, and ancestor worship
  • Language/Oral components
  • Powerful People "in Disguise"
  • Physical Strength vs. Respect/Mercy/Intelligence/Emotions
  • See List of Characters (Note: Some names may be spelled slightly differently) 
    • See also the Glossary in the Text.
** Homework Questions **  See Part Two Q's 
101: 103:
108: 111: 113: 114: 115:
Other Discussion Questions:
97: 98: 99: 103: 104: 105: 106: 109: 110: 111: 113:
  • Who is Alexander the Great? 
  • 115: 117: 119: 120:

    ** Part Two Homework Questions ** 122: 123: 125: 134: 136: 142:

    Other Discussion Questions:
    121: 122: 125: 127: 130: 133: 134: 135: 136: 137: 141: 143:

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