Jan Abbink in Al Jazeera documentary about the history of islam in Ethiopia

Jan Abbink was interviewed in a documentary by Al Jazeera about the history of islam in Ethiopia. In the documentary Abbink explains about the different narratives that that exist around the islamisation of the (initially Christian) Kingdom of Axum, and that there are surprisingly little historical sources about how this islamisation exactly happened.

Watch the full documentary (in Arabic and English).




Date, time and location

16 April 2022