Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages

In The Ancient Mediterranean World, there is “no Sub-Saharan” Africa

In The Ancient Mediterranean World, there is “no Sub-Saharan” Africa

Source: Herodotus on Ancient Africa: There is no Sub-Saharan (Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages) 2020 A.D. This source provides an in-depth analysis of how the term "sub-Saharan" Africa can be a modern term that is racist and contradicts ancient sources. This source also explains how Egypt was indeed a part of Africa and that "white" people technically didn't exist in Egypt, but black peoples did. Ancient Egypt's orientation (Upper Egypt was actually the southern region of the empire while Lower Egypt was actually the northern part of the empire) was directed toward the Nile and the south in…
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Black Africans were a Part of the Mediterranean World

Black Africans were a Part of the Mediterranean World

Source: Black Africans in the Ancient Mediterranean | Dr. Rebecca Futo Kennedy (Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages) 2020 A.D. This source tells us once again that the ancient Roman empire was a cosmopolitan society and that different blacks peoples, both free and enslaved, were woven throughout the Mediterranean world.
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The “Black Pharaohs” of The 25th Egyptian Dynasty Were Not The Only Black Pharaohs

The “Black Pharaohs” of The 25th Egyptian Dynasty Were Not The Only Black Pharaohs

Source: Was ancient Egypt an African civilization? With Dr. Rebecca Futo Kennedy (Study of Antiquity and The Middle Ages) 2020 A.D. This source confirms yet again that a consistent black presence existed in ancient Egypt long before the 25th Dynasty comprised of Nubian leadership.
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