The Story of Dahlia, Queen of the Berbers
Daughter of the Desert
The Storm Comes
- Primary chronicle: Ibn-Khaldun (a compilation of earlier accounts; very biased and written a long time after her death).
- Anonymous, Une Jeanne d'Arc Africaine: Episode de l'Invasion des Arabes en Afrique. Paris, 1890?
- Encyclopedia of African History and Culture. Vol. 2, African Kingdoms (500-1500). Edited by Willie F. Page.
- Facts on File, 2001.
- Gautier, E. F. La Passé de L'Afrique de Nord. Paris, 1937.
- Hannoum, Abdelmajid. Colonial Histories, Post-Colonial Memories: The Legend of the Kahina, a North African Heroine. Heinemann, 2001.
- Hannoum, Abdelmajid. The Legend of the Kahina: A Study in Historiography and Mythmaking in North Africa. Ph.D. thesis, Princeton, 1996.
Appendix: Dahlia in Fiction
- Dahlia appears as the titular character in Cahena: a Dream of the Past, a historical fantasy written by Manly Wade Wellman. The main protagonist is named Wulff, a Saxon from the Byzantine army who survived the massacre of Carthage. Wulff joins the ranks of Dahlia’s army and becomes her loyal retainer and subsequently a lover. The Queen herself is described as a mighty sorceress able to use magic.
- Completely fictionalized Dahlia appears in one episode of Xena: Warrior Princess.
- Female Berber leader Kahina (played by Aliston Bruce) appears in the Legacy motion picture. Plot is set in the 1st century and Berbers fight against the Roman Empire.
- Featured in the Canadian TV series Relic Hunter (episode 64). The relic hunters recover an artifact that had belonged to Dahlia. She is seen in flashback scenes.
- Kahina is the titular character in the following French Novels:
- La Kahéna: Reine d'Ifrikia written by Didier Nebot.
- La Kahéna, Reine des Aures written by Germaine Beauguitte.
- Le Roman de la Kahena written by Magali Boisnard
- Kahina appears in plays:
- Al-Kahana written by Ahmed Djelloul
- La Kahena written by Abdelmajid El Aroui
- A fictional female character loosely based on Dahlia is the main protagonist of a Moroccan comic book titled Tagllidt N Ayt Ufella (Queen of the heights). The Queen fights an evil Jinn (Genie).