Ajan - 19th Century Encyclopedia Entries



Herder 1854-1858, Pierer 1857-1865, Nordisk Familjebok 1876, Meyers 1885-1892, Nordisk Familjebok 1904



Herders Conversations-Lexikon 1854-1858, Article : Ajan
Ajan, a part of the Somauli coast of East Africa, between Adel and the river Quillimancy, uncultivable, little known, inhabited by Arabs and Gallas Negroes. Capital Magadoxo, residence of a prince who has to pay tribute to the Imam of Maskat.
source in German, posted by Zeno

Pierer's Universal-Lexikon 1857-1865, Article : Ajan
Ajan (Somauli coast), coastal land in East Africa, from the Adel coast to the river Quillimancy, arid and sandy, Cape Guardafui. The inhabitants are Arabs and Gallas, Muslims, in several states under their own rulers.
source in German, posted by Zeno

Nordisk Familjebok 1876-1899, Article : Ajan (1876)
Ajan, better Adjan, former name of the eastern coast of Africa between Cape Guardafui and the equator, inhabited of Somali and Galla tribes, who are ruled by independent so-called imams. Now it makes up part of he land Somali.
source in Swedish, posted by Project Runeberg

Meyers Konversations-Lexikon 1885-1892, Article : Ajan
Ajan (Adschan), former name of the east coast of Africa from Cape Guardafui to the equator, a part of the land of the Somal
source in German, posted by Zeno

Nordisk Familjebok 1904-1926, Article : Ajan (1904)
Ajan, better Adjan, former name of the eastern coast of Africa between Cape Guardafui and the equator, inhabited of Somali and Galla tribes, who are ruled by independent so-called imams. Now it makes up part of he land Somali.
source in Swedish, posted by Project Runeberg




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