Note this is coming from a critical lense
Firstly the Walashama Dynasty was installed by
Emperor Amlak establishing Walshama Dynasty sounds this sounds like Ethiopian revisionisim 🤔
As we shall see the sultanate fluctuated from being a Vassal to being independent from the Emporers
I saw a comment under a YouTube video that said afars were the rulers of the adal and ifat sultanates and somalis didn't live there until the 16th century.
Have a look at these screenshots and let me know more about the history around this time.
In this text which relies on both Arab and Xabashi accounts we learn:
- The Walashma were initially helped into power by Ethiopian Kings
- Viewed as subordinates to Ethiopia by both contemporary Arab historians and the Xabashi themselves
- Neighboring muslim states like Hadiyya and Dawaro...