UNESCO’s General History of Africa [full documentary series]

Episode 5 – The Rise of Aksum

Badawi explores the history of the ancient kingdom of Axum. Despite existing hundreds of years before the dawn of Christianity, it is most often associated with the Christian religion as it was the first African kingdom to adopt the new religion as early at the 4th century C.E. It was also the home of the biblical Queen of Sheba.

10 thoughts

  1. This looks amazing…thanx for the links…..years ago I was in Mali and learned about Mansa Musa….since then I have tried to keep up with the history of Africa especially the Sahel region….chuq

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