Name ID 190

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Map and Guide to Tanzania
Extract Author: 1800+
Page Number: 03e

Ghendewa of the Pare

Around Pare and down to Same, Ghendewa of the Pare built a fortified capital, raised a conscript army and introduced a considerable degree of unity with a sophisticated social system. He was killed fighting the Chagga.

Mashombo of Mshewa in Mbaga was another powerful leader in the region, feared for employing a private army of sorcerers and witches (ndewa).

Extract ID: 3997