1. Maintainnnin

    Does the name of the Adal Sultanate have any relation to the Awdal region?

    We know the etymology of the Ajuraan, Geledi, and Hobyo sultanates because their names either relate to a region/city or a somali qabil. That's why I believe the Adal sultanate probably got its name from the Awdal region, and it makes sense because its original Capital was Saylac, and it...
  2. Xooshdheere

    Ancient Somalia's History with the Roman Empire

    After the Roman conquest of the Nabataean Empire and the Roman naval presence at Aden to curb piracy, Arab and Somali merchants barred Indian merchants from trading in the free port cities of the Arabian peninsula because of the nearby Roman presence. However, they continued to trade in the port...
  3. John Michael


    Very interesting little town with a lot of history. Inshallah it will be one of the most beautiful in east Africa with some investment. Does anyone know about the gobroon, who and what they are? @madamelioness are you reer afgooye?