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The Medieval Kingdoms of Nubia: Pagans, Christians and Muslims Along the Middle Nile
The period that followed the collapse of the Kushite Empire in the 4th century AD has traditionally been perceived as a barbarous dark age'. Welsby, who has directed excavations in Sudan for the last twenty years and is an authority on the most southerly medieval Nubian kingdom of Alwa, argues that this view is largely the result of neglect and uses a wealth of archaeologi...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published December 31st 2002 by British Museum Press
(first published October 1st 2002)
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