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Kingdom of Aksum

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Theresa Gbekia
Mr. Riemers
World history
20/October/ 2013

The kingdom of Aksum lasted for about eight, hundred years. The kingdom's unremitted location allowed easy access to areas across the red sea, into the Indian Ocean and beyond. This remarkable kingdom was one of the first civilizations in the continent of Africa. Although Aksum had influential customs regardless the kingdom was found off of its indigenous African heritage, having created their mixed ethnicities/customs, a writing system, money currency and religion.
Aksum was mostly populated with the indigenous Africans. It was long after the development of Aksum had there been any mixture of other ethnicity. The expansion of Aksum also welcomed other races and people. For example the people of southern Arabia were conquered by Aksum, the different races mix along with the rest of the other ethnicity Aksum took over in the African lands such as the Cushitic speaking people and Nilo-Saharan speaking people. With prove according to the book, the heritage of the world civilization, the people of Aksum are product of genetic mixing of southern Arabia and the first there indigenous African that were already there. It is apparent that the Ethiopian and Entrain look like mixed breed compare to other African nations. In result of this many people disregard Ethiopian and Entrant’s civilization as an African civilization but consider the fact that Aksum was long before any Arab arrival.
Customs and daily life of people in Aksum depended on their essential work and religious practice. For farmers growing crops rapidly was their goals. For instance canals and pounds were built to trap clean mountain water for Felds downhill so that the crops may receive flourish. The customs or the religious views of the farmers were male dominate. Men plow and sow, boys herd as women and girls focused on housework and rising...

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