Mansa Musa and the City of Gold


Talk about making an impression: When emperor Mansa Musa went on a pilgramage from Timbuktu to Mecca, he gave away so much gold that he crashed the gold market in Cairo. Tune in and learn more about Musa and Timbuktu in this podcast.

Topics in this Podcast: biographies, Middle Eastern history, Egypt, African history, royalty, 14th Century