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    Ancient Nubia Civilization

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    Ancient Nubia By :anquinet Pittman Nubia was home to many Africa’s earliest kingdoms . The Nubians who inherited traits from Egypt is a civilization with palaces ,temples , and pyramids almost 7000 B.C.E. Most of the Nubian countries were discovered along the Nile river In Sudan . the Nubian culture thrived for 7000 B.CE. to about 1400 B.C.E afterwards being conquered by Muslims . One of the most famous ancient civilization known to man was the pharaonic Egypt . although it was the most known civilization , does not mean that it was the only successful civilization. Nubian also known as the kingdom of Kush abundance of gold and precious metals . Nubia was the gateway to luxury products such as ivory and even…

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    Was Nubia better than Egypt? Did they acell or equal the awesomeness (or the power, strengths and success) of Egypt. Although the Nubians are left unparalleled with other civilizations, they didn’t weren’t nearly as dominant or half as so mighty as Egypt was. Just think about it. When you were very young and were in your first year of a great education in which millions of of strong, courageous and bias men and women have been nurtured in work, did you learn about Nubia or Egypt? You learned a…

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    4. and 5. Ruling Styles – Early Egyptian society (inclusive of the Nubians) was comprised of small kingdoms, most likely ruled by what were perceived to be divine or semi-divine rulers. In the latter half of the fourth millennium B.C.E., mostly via a series of land-grabbing skirmishes and wars, many of these small kingdoms (exclusive of Nubia) were absorbed into larger controlled territories, which were eventually unified into a single entity. This is thought to have been accomplished…

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    Egyptians found that communication was important and keeping a record was vital to their culture. So they invented written scripts. Hieroglyphics is one of the most popular ones but several others have also been created (Ian, 137, 83). The Egyptians also controlled Nubia “Spurred by threats from the south, Egypt’s New Kingdom pharaohs mounted military campaigns against Nubia, and by the Reign of Thutmose III (1479–1425 BC) Egyptians controlled Nubia to the 4th cataract” (oi.uchicago.edu).The…

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    African Weapons

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    hand-to hand combat. The Egyptians and Nubians were culturally the closest in the region, frequently exchanging culture, resources and people over time, while engaging in warfare that would lead to empire advancements. Nubia had areas in which warriors were known for their skills, for example, an area within the Nubia territory was called Ta-Seti or Land of the Bow by the Egyptians, and where known for their archery skills well into the New Kingdom era. Egypt though, conducted well-organized…

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    Eventually the Nubian civilization prevailed over Egypt, prospering while its adversary languished under the power and watchful eye of Middle Eastern and European colonization. However, the last Nubian kingdom would collapse around 1504, possibly due to a combination of foreign powers and environmental degradation. In this paper, Ancient Egypt will be analyzed through an archaeological perspective. Their superior gold, innovative mentality and poorly armored military units will be scrutinized as…

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    Nile in Khartoum. Also unlike most rivers the Nile River flows from south to north. Nile Civilizations The Nile provide a great resource for civilizations for more than tens of thousands of years. Whether it was developing better farming techniques, mathematics, calendars, astronomy, etc... One of these were the Anu. They were one the earliest civilization. Among them were Ant (Esneh), a (now Hermonthis), Dendere (the birthplace of the goddess Isis), On (Tinis), and northern on (now called…

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    strong economy. Akkadians gained most of the wealth through trade, similar to the Nubians. But the Akkadians were the only ones to be know for trading building stone. The Babylonians also had a good economy. The Babylonians and the Nubians traded with Egypt. But it was only the Babylonians who traded with India. The wealth of these regions was tied directly to their unique and individual economies. The society in which these people lived in played a role in their contribution to today’s…

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    some of the greatest features of civilization were found in Africa. Namely, pyramids in Egypt, Islam practice in both Mali and Egypt, and hieroglyphics found in Egyptian tombs. I agree that Egypt has such a rich and famous history that overshadows that of any other African country, but again I am so surprised at your comment, “That was probably really the only significant historical event in Africa way back anyway.” There are very enriching factors that led to the great, unique Egyptian…

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    What Is Ancient Egypt

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    behind. Egypt is located in the Middle East next to the famous Nile river. Just like any civilization it learned to adapt to its surroundings. The sand soil was too unfertile to use, but the Egyptians found out that when the Nile flooded that it brought thick, rich mud that was great for farming. After that the Egyptians grew their farms along the river. The river gave food surpluses to the Egyptians by not just giving them more than adequate farming, but an excellent hunting ground between the…

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