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the great river that dominates the region of africa, "the hump of africa"
niger
found the ruins of great zimbawae
karl mauch
they distinctinvley carved stone pillars used to make the boms of axum kings
stelae
often served a religious fnxn and employed strong motifs or repeated beats
african music
the earliest form of surviving arch. in africa
pyramids
the spread of islam in africa interfered with the effors of african rules to strengthen their power
false
was an ancient practice that used people for a range of tasks
slavery
the southern africa state of zimbawae maintained no significant role in the gold trade w/ the swahili states to the east
false
overwhelmed the fortress at marrakech in 1,000
san
the basic level of african social grouping
lineage group
local driefta of a mali farming village
mansa
as a language, it employed banta grammar and arabic linguistic terms
swahili
the family of lang. spoken by people who inhibit the region of c.a. south of sahara
bantu
may have intro. yams and bananas to africa
malayan traders and settlers
malay settlements on an island
madagascar
adopted form of christianity practiced in egypt
ethiopia
originally a colony of the kingdom of sheba in the arabian penn.
axum
over exploitaion of a farmland, shift in trade routes from the red sea, contributed to the kingdom of
axum
4 settlements that began to the coastal islands of east africa were mombassa, pemba, zanzibar, and
kilua
trade w/ the 1st empire was 1st transported by
donkey caravans