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Field Work 4.

TUNISIA 1997

  • Place: Tunisia (Northern-Africa)
  • Time: 1st August – 29th August 1996
  • Goal: the study of Muslim religious practice - especially the cult of the Marabout - and the Oasis way of life.)
  • Participants: Emese Héjjas & Daniel Tarr 
  • Itinerary:
Tunis
- {Tunis - Capital of Tunisia}
· Karthago
- {ancient Roman settlement}
The Tell
· Tunis » Teborsouk
- {Teborsouk: average agricultural town}
· Dougga
- {ancient Roman settlement}
· Teborsouk » Le Kef
- {Le Kef: Kasbah and Mosque}
The Jerid
· Gafsa »
- {Oasis and Kasbah}
· Nefta »
- {Oasis, Sidi Bou Ali Marabout}
· Tozeur »
- {Oasis, Sidi Bou Lifa Marabout}
· Douz »
- {Oasis: "gateway to the Sahara"}
· El Faouar » - {Oasis of the Ghrib people (a tribe of the Bedouin)}
· Sabria » - {Oasis of the Ghrib people (a tribe of the Bedouin)}
· Gabes » - {Oasis with 30.000 palm trees, Mosque of Sidi Boulbaba}
· Matmata » - {underground cave-houses, Berber heritage}
   
 

Jerba

· Houmt Souk »

- {the capital of Jerba; mosques and souks}

The Sahel

[· Sfax] »

- {ancient Roman town}

· Sousse »

- {Medina, Ribat, Kasbah, Souk, Great Mosque and Catacombs}

· Kairouan »

- {the 4th most important Islamic holy city: important mosques}  

· Tunis

- {back where we started...}  

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