Council of Knowledge




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Council of:
Arts
Commerce
Knowledge
Religious Faith
Transportatio
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Mansa Musa,
Benevolent Ruler of Mali
and
Obedient Servant of
Allah,
does decree that...
  • You will be responsible for assembling examples of Islamic African achievements in science, geography, astronomy, mathematics, philosophy and medicine.
  • You will become knowledgeable about the achievements of the Arab Empire and engage in intellectual exchanges with leading Islamic scholars in the areas of science, geography, astronomy, mathematics, philosophy and medicine.
  • At various times you will need to confer with other councilors such as the Councilor of Transportation and the Councilor of Commerce, to discuss how to use our intellectual and technological achievements as products of trade throughout the Arab and Western worlds.
  • You will also need to discuss trade routes and modes of transportation to export and import trade goods in the Empire of Mali.
  • You will also be charged with assessing the short-term and long-term impact of this journey on the future of the Empire of Mali.
  • Along with other members of the Council of Knowledge, you will make a full report to your monarch and the court.