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10:44 May 27, 2001
Catalan to English translations [Non-PRO]
Catalan term or phrase: Sarta, Sherta
Two citations, which make me suspect this may be the same name (of a Berber tribe) transcibed two different ways:
"Other tribes, moving between Audaghost and Sijilmassa, are mentioned: Sarta, Samsata, and the Banu Massufah."
"What appear in the first Arab texts on the Sahara and Ghana are groups unambiguously referred to, in the Sahara, in terms of genealogical collectives -Sanhajah, Massufah, Sherta, Samsata ..."
Is this the same group? How should the name(s) be transcribed?
xxxJon Zuber

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nacouldn't find anythingAlbert Golub



20 mins
couldn't find anything

on the english and french web for samsata and the other city or about this tribe
i can only say that banu means the sons of
like in hebrew or arabic (like beni)

Albert Golub
Local time: 19:43
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 3
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