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A medieval map of Fatagar and surrounding areas

Fatagar (Amharic: ፈጠጋር) was a historical province that separated Muslim and Christian dominions in the medieval Horn of Africa.[1] In the eleventh century it was part of the Muslim states, then was invaded by the Christian kingdom led by Emperor Amda Seyon I, after which it would serve as central district in, and home of multiple rulers of, the Ethiopian Empire in the 15th century.[2][3][4]

  1. ^ History of Harar (PDF). p. 62.
  2. ^ Davis, Asa (1963). "THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY JIHĀD IN ETHIOPIA AND THE IMPACT ON ITS CULTURE (Part One)". Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria. 2 (4): 567–592. JSTOR 41856679.
  3. ^ Braukamper, Ulrich; Braukämper, Ulrich (2002). Islamic History and Culture in Southern Ethiopia: Collected Essays. LIT Verlag Münster. p. 40. ISBN 9783825856717.
  4. ^ HISTORY OF ETHIOPIA AND THE HORN (Hist. 102)FOR STUDENTS OF HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTIONS (PDF). Ministry of Science and Higher Education. p. 49.

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