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Three Tribes of Ethiopians were the Hesperians, Garamantes, and Indians

Three Tribes of Ethiopians were the Hesperians, Garamantes, and Indians

Source: Ethiopia and India: Fusion and Confusion in British Orientalism (Open Edition Journals) 2016 A.D. From the source, " In fact, Jones and Wilford, whether deliberately or not, whether directly or indirectly, are responding to explicit claims that reach back to Greek antiquity. Speculation about the race and origins of Indians and Ethiopians occurs as early as Herodotus, who observes that Indians are “all black-skinned, like the Ethiopians.” He adds: “Their semen, too, which they ejaculate into the women, is not white like other men’s, but black like their skin, and resembles in this respect that of the Ethiopians” (3.101).…
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Female Leaders Potentially were Involved in Ancient Near East Warfare

Female Leaders Potentially were Involved in Ancient Near East Warfare

Source: Warlike men and invisible women: how scribes in the Ancient Near East represented warfare (Open Edition Journals) 2021 A.D. From the source, "The analysis of women’s place in wars in the Ancient Near East is determined to a great extent by the fact that there was no law of war. However, some laws existed to allow wives to remarry, if their husbands were made prisoners of war or were considered to have disappeared. Thus, one must turn to the practice of war, as described by scribes, to find more elements concerning women. The queens of Assyria, such as Sammuramat…
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