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this region was located along the Nile, south of Egypt. Several of its kingdoms served as trade and intellectual centers, linking egyot and the mediterranean world with the interior of africa and the red sea
Nubia
rules from 950-730 BC and built cities and establish ed independent dynasties
Libyan dynasties
ruled around 1600 bc and drove the Hyksos out
Queen Ahhotep
ruled around 1472-1425 bc and built a mighty empire/conquered Syria, Nubia, and Palestine
thutmose the 3rd
these nomads used chariots to invade an egypt that had been severely weakened and divided by wat, ineffective phatoahs, and numerous power struggles they ruled egypt from 1640 until 1570 bc
Hyksos
ruled around 751 BC; overthrew the Libyan dynasty, united the Nile Valley, and established the 25th dynasty
Piankhi
ruled around 1290-1224 bc and made a treaty with the Hittites and built great monuments like the temple at Abusimbel
Ramses the 2nd
ruled around 1472 BC and encouraged trade
Hatshepsut
this city located south of egypt near the red sea was the home of kings as well as an important trade and iron manfacturing center. after about four centuries of prosperity, it was defeated around AD 350 by aksum
meroe
this ruler, known for encouraging the expansion of trade, ruled during the New Kingdon after taking power to avoid its reasting in the hands of a child
Hatshepsut
this military leader and peacemaker was the last great egytptian pharoah he oversaw a building program of magnificent structures. after his death, egypt suffered invasions that sent it into an 'age of darkness'
Ramses the 2nd