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Early African Kingdoms & Empires. 2012. Pre-Historic Africa. North & North East African Kingdoms. Kingdom of Axum [300-700] Oldest Kingdom in Africa- Ethiopia traces its origins to this ancient city!. Christian Church, Lalibela [Ethiopia] Christian Empire in Africa.

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Early african kingdoms empires

Early

African

Kingdoms

& Empires

2012


Early african kingdoms empires

Pre-Historic Africa


Early african kingdoms empires

North & North East

African

Kingdoms


Kingdom of axum 300 700 oldest kingdom in africa ethiopia traces its origins to this ancient city

Kingdom of Axum [300-700]Oldest Kingdom in Africa- Ethiopia traces its origins to this ancient city!


Christian church lalibela ethiopia christian empire in africa

Christian Church, Lalibela[Ethiopia]Christian Empire in Africa


Christian church lalibela ethiopia debra damo monastery

Christian Church, Lalibela[Ethiopia] & Debra Damo Monastery

Coptic Christian Priest


Stele ezana s royal tomb aksum 4c

Stele, Ezana’s Royal Tomb,Aksum (4c)


Early african kingdoms empires

AXUM’SACHIEVEMENTS

Built

Stelae

Controlled NE African

Trade

Written

Language

Terrace

Farming

Spread

Christianity

in No. & E. Africa


Early african kingdoms empires

Eastern

City-States


Early african kingdoms empires

African Trade Routes


Early african kingdoms empires

Swahili-Speaking Areas of E. Africa

SWAHILI [“the coast’] = Bantu + some Arabic


Early african kingdoms empires

West African

Empires &

Civilizations


Early african kingdoms empires

Gold-Salt Trade

Berbers

SALT

GOLD


Early african kingdoms empires

Ghana Empire [4c-11c]

Gold “Money”, Ghana/Ivory Coast


Early african kingdoms empires

Salt


Early african kingdoms empires

Mali Empire [13c-15c]

SALT

GOLD


Early african kingdoms empires

Timbuktu-”Heavenly Clay”


Early african kingdoms empires

Timbuktu Rooftop, Mosque


Early african kingdoms empires

Mosque in Gao


Early african kingdoms empires

Great Mosque at Djenne, Mali


Early african kingdoms empires

Sundiata [1210-1260]

“Lion Prince”


Early african kingdoms empires

Mansa Musa [r. 1312-1337]


Early african kingdoms empires

European Map


Early african kingdoms empires

Songhai Empire [15c-16c]

SALT

GOLD


Early african kingdoms empires

Sunni Ali [r.1464-1492]


Early african kingdoms empires

Askia Mohammed [r.1493-1529]


Early african kingdoms empires

Migrations

Into &

Within

Africa


Early african kingdoms empires

Bantu

Migrations:

1000 BCE

To

500 CE


Early african kingdoms empires

Islamic

Invasions


Early african kingdoms empires

Southern

African

Kingdoms


Early african kingdoms empires

Great Zimbabwe [1200-1450]

“Zimbabwe” = “stone enclosure”


Early african kingdoms empires

Great Zimbabwe Street


Early african kingdoms empires

Great Enclosure, Zimbabwe


Early african kingdoms empires

Africa

during the

Age of European

Exploration


Early african kingdoms empires

Overland & Sea Trade Routes by 16c


Early african kingdoms empires

African Trade [15c-17c]


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