Egyptians

1714 – Commentary Confirms Judaism was the Religion of the Ancient Africans

1714 – Commentary Confirms Judaism was the Religion of the Ancient Africans

Source: For Africa ; Containing What is of Most Use in Bleau, Varenius, Cellarius, Cluverius, Baudrand, Brietius, Sanson, &c. ; With The Discoveries and Improvements of the Best Modern Authors to this Time (etc.): 4 (Nutt, John) 1714 A.D. - pg. 39 Page 39 - Left Side Page 39 - Right Side This source confirms the notion that Judaism has been native to Africa for thousands of years.
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“White” Ethiopians were Dark-Skinned

“White” Ethiopians were Dark-Skinned

Source: Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (Pliny the Elder) 77-79 A.D. From the source, " If we pass through the interior of Africa in a southerly direction, beyond the Gætuli, after having traversed the intervening deserts, we shall find, first of all the Liby- Egyptians1, and then the country where the Leucæthio- pians2 dwell. Beyond3 these are the Nigritæ4, nations of Æthiopia, so called from the river Nigris5, which has been previously mentioned, the Gymnetes6, surnamed Pharusii, and, on the very margin of the ocean, the Perorsi7, whom we have already spoken of as lying on the boundaries of Mauritania. After passing…
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Herodotus’ Extensive Commentary on Egypt, Ethiopia, and African-Grecian Relations

Herodotus’ Extensive Commentary on Egypt, Ethiopia, and African-Grecian Relations

Source: The Histories (Penguin Books) 2003 A.D. Note: Page 140 of the source. Note: Page 146 of the source. Note: Page 155 of the source. Note: Page 160 of the source. Note: Page 162 of the source. Note: Page 186 to 187 of the source. Note: Page 191 of the source. Note: Page 199 of the source. Note: Page 200 of the source. Note: Page 232 of the source. Note: Page 310 of the source. Note: Page 315 of the source. Note: Page 379 of the source. Note: Page 435 of the source. Note: Page 604 of the source. Note:…
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According To Ancient Historians Like Strabo and Roman Lucius Annaeus Florus, Cleopatra was Identified as an Egyptian

According To Ancient Historians Like Strabo and Roman Lucius Annaeus Florus, Cleopatra was Identified as an Egyptian

Source: Cleopatra and Egypt (Wiley-Blackwell) 2008 A.D. Note: Page 1 to 2 of the source. Note: Page 7 of the source. Note: Page 7 of the source. Note: Page 8 of the source. Note: Page 8 of the source. This source adds vital context to the subject regarding Cleopatra's ethnicity. First, it establishes that some ancient scholars classified her as being an Egyptian, not as a Greek so that immediately sets the tone for how she was viewed culturally. The rest of the source provides evidence that there were black Egyptians and Egyptians were often viewed as being black in…
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Mahalanobis Analysis Revealed Close Affinities Between Nubians and Egyptians

Mahalanobis Analysis Revealed Close Affinities Between Nubians and Egyptians

Source: An Examination of Nubian and Egyptian Biological Distance: Support for Biological Diffusion or In Situ Development? (Journal of Comparative Human Biology) 2009 A.D. Note: Page 397 of the source. Note: Page 398 to 399 of the source. Note: Page 399 of the source. Note: Page 399 of the source. Note: Page 401 of the source. This source confirms the biological affinities between ancient Egyptians and Nubians.
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The Greeks and Romans Described Egyptians as Having Darker Skin than Other Mediterranean Groups

The Greeks and Romans Described Egyptians as Having Darker Skin than Other Mediterranean Groups

Source: Domesticating Empire: Egyptian Landscapes in Pompeian Gardens (Oxford University Press) 2019 A.D. Note: Page 55 of the source. This source confirms yet again that ancient Egyptians were typically considered to be a dark-skinned population in the minds of Greco-Roman individuals.
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At Times, Egyptians Borrowed the Tattooing of Women and Other Practices From Nubians

At Times, Egyptians Borrowed the Tattooing of Women and Other Practices From Nubians

Source: Daily Life of the Nubians (The Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series) (Greenwood) 2004 A.D. Note: Page 4 of the source. Note: Page 99 of the source. Note: Page 100 of the source. This source confirms that both Egyptians and Nubians borrowed culturally practices from each other and at times they were indistinguishable from each other.
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Egyptian Stature was Mostly had “Tropical” Bodies

Egyptian Stature was Mostly had “Tropical” Bodies

Source: Variation in Ancient Egyptian Stature & Body Proportions (American Journal of Physical Anthropology) 2003 A.D. Note: Page 238 of the source. Note: Page 238 of the source. This source confirms that the Egyptians overall had "tropical body plans" which means many of the ancient Egyptians were essentially "African".
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Greeks and Romans Did Not Make a Clear Distinction Between Egyptians and Ethiopians

Greeks and Romans Did Not Make a Clear Distinction Between Egyptians and Ethiopians

Source: Black Athena Writes Back Martin Bernal Responds to His Critics (Duke University Press) 2001 A.D. Note: Page 66 of the source. Note: Page 66 of the source. I believe this source is crucial for understanding how the brilliant Professor Frank M. Snowden had a hard time considering ancient Egypt, at its core, to be a black civilization. Professor Frank M. Snowden at times contradicted himself because he did acknowledge the blackness of ancient Egyptians at times but other times he neglected to do do. This source provides commentary that Professor Frank M. Snowden was being way to limited, most…
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