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Thread: The territories of the Somali clans, and their historic migrations and wanderings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VytautusofAukstaitija View Post
    To have a good idea of what Somalis of this period looked like - prior to the heavy cultural Arabization that took place in the later colonial period throughout the Somali territories - here are photos from the period in focus:
    we got more islamic, we've had some cultural influences from the arabs but nothing too drastic to call it heavy arabization tbh we still have our language and cushitic somali culture but with some outside influences mostly due to trade, we're a predominantly muslim nation so i guess some would confuse islamic elements of the culture with arab culture
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    Quote Originally Posted by afbarwaaqo View Post
    we got more islamic, we've had some cultural influences from the arabs but nothing too drastic to call it heavy arabization tbh we still have our language and cushitic somali culture but with some outside influences mostly due to trade, we're a predominantly muslim nation so i guess some would confuse islamic elements of the culture with arab culture
    Yea it seems Ethiopians and Somalis have similar cultures despite one being Muslim and the other Christian.
    Last edited by Ellerbe; 08-22-2019 at 08:51 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ellerbe View Post
    Yea it seems Ethiopians and Somalis have similar cultures despite one being Muslim and the other Christian.
    true you'll find linguistic and cultural similarities between us and ethiopian groups such as the oromo

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