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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 9:  The Later Napatan Kingdom

FlipGrid Assignment: 
Answer the question:  How did the defeat by Assyria effect the Napatan kingdom? in a short (90 second) video response on FlipGrid.

David N. Edwards. (2004). The Nubian Past.

ch. 6 Meroitic Kush (c. 300 BC – AD 350)

 

Marjorie M. Fisher, et al. (2012). Ancient Nubia:  African Kingdoms on the Nile.

Texts and Writing in Ancient Nubia (by Susan K. Doll)

Nuri (site) (by Susan K. Doll)

 

Derek Welsby (1996). The Kingdom of Kush:  The Napatan and Meroitic Empires.

ch. 3 The Kushites on the World Stage

 

W. Y. Adams. (1984). Nubia: Corridor to Africa

ch. 11 The Southward Course of Empire:  The Meroitic Civilization of the Steppelands

 

Excerpts for Cambridge History of Africa v. 2 (1978).

R. C. C. Law:

North Africa in the Period of Phoenician and Greek Colonization, c. 800-323 BC: The Saite Dynasty in Egypt, 663-525 BC (pp. 89-98, from ch. 2)

North Africa in the Period of Phoenician and Greek Colonization, c. 800-323 BC: Persian Rule in Egypt, 525-404 BC (pp. 98-103, from ch. 2)

North Africa in the Period of Phoenician and Greek Colonization, c. 800-323 BC: The Last Native Dynasties and the Establishment of Greek Rule in Egypt, 404-323 BC (pp. 103-107, from ch. 2)

            Peter L. Shinnie

The Nilotic Sudan and Ethiopia, c. 660 BC to c. AD 600: Meroe from c. 300 BC to the Roman Invasion (pp. 226-245, from ch. 4)

 

Excerpts from UNESCO General History of Africa v. 2 (1981).

J. Leclant:

The Empire of Kush:  Napata and Meroe:  Napata:  The First Capital of the Kushite Empire (from ch. 10)

A. A. Hakem, I. Hrbek, & J. Vercoutter:

The Civilization of Napata and Meroe (ch. 11)

 

Excerpts from Fontes Historiae Nubiorum I (1994).

Aspelta (pp. 228-279)

Campaign of Psammetich II of Egypt (pp. 279-289)

 

Excerpts from Fontes Historiae Nubiorum II (1996).

Harsiyotef (pp. 436-464)

Nastasen (pp. 467-501)

 

Maps
Assyrian Empire  Ancient Nubia Persian Empire  Map of Kush Africa in 400 BC  Map of Nubia from Oriental Institute (U Chicago)
Assyrian/Babylonian Empires Ancient Egypt and Nubia Persian Empire Kush Africa in 400 BC 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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