The sacred and secular in a syncretic religion as found in Sundiata: How do characters such as Nare Maghan and Sundiata follow both traditional African and Islamic tenets of faith? 

How does your passage illustrate a conclusion about the impact of religious beliefs in Sundiata, and how is that significant or important for understanding Sundiata’s struggles within his culture or the impact of the sacred in the cultures of epics generally?