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Prisoners of the Mahdi

Byron Farwell

Prisoners of the Mahdi

the story of the Mahdist revolt which frustrated Queen Victoria"s designs on the Sudan, humbled Egypt, and led to the fall of Khartoum, the death of Gordon, and Kitchener"s victory at Omdurman fourteen years later.

by Byron Farwell

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sudan
    • Subjects:
    • Mahdi.,
    • Sudan -- History -- 1862-1899.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [340]-343.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT108.3 .F35 1967
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 356 p.
      Number of Pages356
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5990023M
      LC Control Number66020734


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One of the missionaries, Father Joseph Ohrwalder, was kept prisoner of the Mahdi for ten years. He later wrote a book on his capture called: Ten Years Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp, a stirring exposé at the time.

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One of the missionaries, Father Joseph Ohrwalder, was kept prisoner of the Mahdi for ten years. He later wrote a book on his capture called: Ten Years Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp, a stirring exposé at the time. F.R. Wingate translated the book for the British public. Prisoners of the Mahdi is an exciting and informative book for anyone interested in this region of the world/5(8).

A detailed account of the Mahdi revolt told by European hostages held by the Khalifa. Good focus on the daily life of these prisoners and on the inner workings of the Mahdi state. Replace the Mahdi state with the Taliban and ISIL movements of today and the story reads the same/5.

Summary: Prisoners of the Mahdi tells two stories set in late 19th century Sudan. The dramatic rise to religious and temporal power of the Mahdi, a Sudanese man claiming to be the redeemer of Islam, provides the first tale and sets the background for the second, the stories of three European captives each held for at least ten years under often brutal conditions.4/5(1).

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The Mahdi dead, the Khalifa Abdullahi ruled during the long hiatus which found three Europeans in extraordinary duress as prisoners: Rudolf Slatin, a soldier, who became the Khalifa's personal slave; Joseph Orwalder, a priest; and Charles Neufeld, a merchant whose defiance kept him in chains for ten : Prisoners of the Mahdi The story of the Mahdist Revolt which frustrated Queen Victoria's designs on the Sudan Hardcover – /5(8).

The Mahdi dead, the Khalifa Abdullahi ruled during the long hiatus which found three Europeans in extraordinary duress as prisoners: Rudolf Slatin, a soldier, who became the Khalifa's personal slave; Joseph Orwalder, a priest; and Charles Neufeld, a merchant whose defiance kept him in chains for ten years.

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The only cry of these fanatical hordes was "Kenisa. Saraya!" ("To the church. the palace!") — ie the Austrian Mission Church and. From there is led me to Father Orhwalder's "Ten years captivity in the Mahdi camp" and also to Slatin's "Fire and Sword in the Sudan".

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The Battle of Khartoum, Siege of Khartoum or Fall of Khartoum was the conquest of Egyptian-held Khartoum by the Mahdist forces led by Muhammad had held the city for some time, but the siege the Mahdists engineered and carried out from 13 March to 26 January was enough to wrest control away from the Egyptian on: Khartoum, Mahdist Sudan.

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The clash of cultures and civilisations, in the latter half of the 19th Century, was vividly seen in the conflict between the English Christian General Charles Gordon (or Gordon Pasha as he is remembered) and the Arab Muslim Mahdi Mohammed Ahmed ibn Abdullah, who established a Caliphate in Sudan.

Abd al-Rahman was the posthumous son of Muhammad Ahmad bin Abd Allah, who had proclaimed himself the Mahdi or redeemer of the Islamic faith inand died in a few months after his forces had captured Khartoum.A joint British and Egyptian force recaptured Sudan in At first, the British severely restricted Abd al-Rahman's movement and ality: Sudanese.

The Four Feathers is a war drama film directed by Shekhar Kapur and starring Heath Ledger, Wes Bentley, Djimon Hounsou and Kate during the British Army's Gordon Relief Expedition (late to early ) in Sudan, it tells the story of a young man accused of film, with altered plot events, is the latest in a long line of cinematic adaptations Music by: James Horner.

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This is the most dynamic sect of Islam in modern history, with membership exceeding tens of millions.