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These slaves, referred to as Zenj, the term for East Africa, were involved in the 896 slave revolt, which lasted for 14 years before the Abbasids suppressed it.
_ -- From the 8th century to the 11th Arabs and Persians made settlements along the coast and gained political supremacy at many places, leading to the formation of the so-called Zenj empire.
Caspian Sea, Gilan and Khamseh (Zenj [= a] n) on the E.,
During a radio dialogue programme aired by Zenj FM of Zanzibar last weekend, Mr Shamhuna confessed that there are some people who have been dropping his name as a potential presidential candidate.
y Who had neither clothes nor houses, their country not bearing any buildings, but dwelt in holes underground, into which they retreated from the heat of the sun. 3 Jallalo'ddin says they were the Zenj, a black nation lying south-west of Ethiopia.