Amanirenas (also spelled Amanirena) was one of the greatest kandakes, or queen mothers, who ruled over the Meroitic Kingdom of Kush in Nubia, (a region from Southern Egypt to Northern Sudan). Amanirenas was the second of several “Qore and Kandake’s” (the title given to ruling Queens). She reigned over the kingdom between 40 BC to […]Read More
Posts tagged Roman
7Ft Tall Africans In Ancient Roman Times?
European, American & Canadian Reports- –Forgotten Race – Hugh Newman Sounds like the basket ball players of our modern times, that were ancient African soldiers in the Mediterranean. Thank you A.P. for writing this article… Tall African men exist even today, they are our great athletes we admire. For instance, the 7 foot 1 inch Chamberlain […]Read More
Vikings in Morocco and Africans in early medieval Ireland & Britain?
This might explain why some Scandinavian genes are showing up in a few DNA test results of African descendants. –Sea expeditions of the Viking Age Three burials from early medieval Britain that have been identified as those of African women on the basis of an examination of their skeletal remains. One of the burials in […]Read More
Ancient land of Punt: Pyramidal structures found in Somalia?
Queen Ati, wife of King Perahu of Punt, depicted on Pharaoh Hatshepsut’s temple at Deir el-Bahri. Somalia is among the most probable locations of the fabled ancient Land of Punt. Ancient pyramidical structures, mausoleums, ruined cities and stone walls, such as the Wargaade Wall, are evidence of an old civilization that once thrived in the […]Read More
African Gladiators Under Caesar’s Rule?
Caesar, Morituri te salutant! [“Caesar, Those about to die salute you.!”] The city was becoming an important trade center. Probably in the first half of the sixth century, the Carthaginian admiral Hanno founded several colonies along the coast of what is now Morocco and proceeded to the gold river Senegal, and even reached Mount Cameroon. […]Read More
Books and Documentary: Black Athena – Full version
Winner of the American Book Award and a Socialist Review Book Award What is classical about Classical Civilization? In one of the most audacious works of scholarship ever written, Martin Bernal challenges the whole basis of our thinking about this question. Classical civilization, he argues, has deep roots in Afroasiatic cultures. But these Afroasiatic influences […]Read More