Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Kairwan, an ancient town of Tunis, situated on an extensive plain, 80 miles S. of the capital. It was founded by the Saracen General, Okba, about 670, and became the chief seat of the Arabic dominion in Western Africa. The mosque built by Okba remains.

“A gracious heart is contented by the melting of his will and desires into God's will and desires.”
–Jeremiah Burroughs, The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment