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Aksum and Nubia : warfare, commerce, and political fictions in ancient Northeast Africa

Author: George Hatke
Publisher: New York : New York University Press : Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aksum and Nubia assembles and analyzes the textual and archaeological evidence of interaction between Nubia and the Ethiopian kingdom of Aksum, focusing primarily on the fourth century CE. Although ancient Nubia and Ethiopia have been the subject of a growing number of studies in recent years, little attention has been given to contact between these two regions. The present study contends that the reasons for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Hatke
ISBN: 9780814760666 081476066X 9780814762783 0814762786 9780814762837 0814762832
OCLC Number: 805041823
Description: 208 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The question of Aksumite trade with Nubia --
The third century CE : Monumentum Adulitanum II (RIE 277) --
The fourth century CE : Aksum in Nubia --
After Kush : Aksum and Nubia in the sixth century CE.
Responsibility: by George Hatke.

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Critically examines the extent to which relations between two ancient African states were influenced by warfare, commerce, and political fictions  Read more...

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