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Other Resources:
Ancient World Online--Open Access Ancient Nubia and Sudan
Full Text of Fontes Historiae Nubiorum I-IV
UNESCO General History of Africa v. 2
Lost Nubia: A Centennial Exhibit of Photographs from the 1905-1907 Egypt Expedition of the University of Chicago
The Nubia Salvage Project
The Lost Land of Nubia: Egypt’s Southern Neighbor in Africa
Ancient Nubia
Gallery of Artifacts from Exhibition “Ancient Nubia: Egypt’s Rival in Africa”
Archive.org e-books and texts
Project Gutenberg free ebooks
 

Week 13: The Kingdom of Aksum

FlipGrid Assignment: 
Answer the question:  What was the most significant aspect of the Rise of Aksum? in a short (90 second) video response on FlipGrid.

Stuart Munro-Hay. (1991). Aksum:  An African Civilization of Late Antiquity.

ch. 2 Legend, Literature and Archaeological Discovery

ch. 3 The City and the State

ch. 4 Aksumite History

 

G. W. Bowersock. (2013). The Throne of Adulis.

ch. 4 The Kingdom of Axum

ch. 5 Christianity Comes to Axum

 

Maps
Byzantine Egypt  Aksum  Aksum in Africa  Map of Kush Empire of Aksum Map Map of Nubia from Oriental Institute (U Chicago)
Byzantine Egypt Aksumite Empire Aksum in the Ancient World Kush Aksum Orietal Institute

 

This Project Dedicated to the Memory of
Peter L. Shinnie
Dr. Peter L. Shinnie
(1915-2007)
University of Calgary, Alberta
and
Frank Yurco
Dr. Frank Yurco
(1944-2004)
University of Chicago

in gratitude for their assistance
when I began studying this subject
in 1995
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