Homeschool History - Mansa Musa

Mansa Musa

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Join Greg Jenner in medieval West Africa for a fun homeschool history lesson on Mansa Musa, ruler of the Mali Empire and the richest man to ever live.

Hear the story of his legendary pilgrimage to Mecca, how his generosity once devalued gold in Cairo, and how his leadership impacted the world through trade, academia and architecture.

Presented by Greg Jenner
Produced by Abi Paterson
Script by Gabby Hutchinson Crouch and Emma Nagouse
Historical consultant: Dr Sirio CanĂ³s-Donnay

A Muddy Knees Media production for BBC Radio 4

Published on Monday, 8th June 2020.

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