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Sunjata Sunjata Keita Was The Founder Of One Of The Greatest Empires Of Western Africa These Two Epic Accounts Of His Life Portray A Greedy, Slow Witted Child Said To Have Crawled Until The Age Of Seven Who Grew Up As Prophecy Foretold To Become A Mighty Warrior, Renowned For His Bravery And Superhuman Strength They Describe How, With The Help Of His Sister, Who Seduced Their Arch Enemy Sumanguru Into Revealing His Secret Powers, Sunjata Defeated The Susu Overlords And Created The Mali Empire Which Would Last For Two Centuries Based On Events From The Early Thirteenth Century, These Tales Of Heroism And Magic Are Still Celebrated Across West Africa As Part Of A Living Epic Oral Tradition


10 thoughts on “Sunjata

  1. says:

    So, Sunjata is basically the story about the beginnings of the Malian empire in the early 1300s, as founded by the great warrior Sunjata.Bamba Suso griots are West African storytell


  2. says:

    This is the same epic as Sundiata An Epic of Old Mali Some gr Librarian work needs to be done on this The only unifying way to recognize this diversity is via the title which itself is variou


  3. says:

    Oh how I love this story, let me count the ways First off let me start this review by stating that this particular post is a prequel to aelaborate review that I ll be putting together at some point in


  4. says:

    This collection includes two different versions of the Sunjata epic the story of Sundiata Keita, the hero who founded the Mali Empire in the 13th century Each griot has their own interpretation of the events of


  5. says:

    First of all don t skip the footnotes and introduction They make the story much easier to follow and fill in a lot of inferred information.This book is quite unique for a Penguin Classics title as there are two separate v


  6. says:

    Like many epics Sunjata praises strength and cunning, but the real standouts from both versions make these specific interpretations unique Bamba Suso s telling has moments of pleading for mercy and justice, and Banna Kannute s has


  7. says:

    Sunjata is a magnificent oral epic of West Africa, comparable to the story of Beowulf I enjoyed reading the two distinct versions of the tale and seeing how differences emerged through different tellings Sunjata is really meant to be perform


  8. says:

    I know this isn t a very intellectual review, but this just wasn t my jam.


  9. says:

    Read for English Class


  10. says:

    Read portions for class World Myth Foundations of Culture 2018


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