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The Kingdom of Axum
Transcript of The Kingdom of Axum
Cattle, sheep and camels
Wheat, Barley and Teff
Cities with monumental architecture
Possibly a tank for making wine
While I burnt their towns and my people seized their
and their bronze and their dried meat,
And the images in their temples and destroy the stocks of
The Ezana stone, 325 A.D.
written in Ge'ez
The Kingdom of Axum:
An ancient agrarian civilization in Africa
The natural environment, agriculture and husbandry
Bowl with a pair of oxen
Pre-Axumit dam in Qohaito
Ruins in Axum
Pre-christian era gold coin
circa 330 A.D.
King Joel silver coin
6th Century A.D.
Job Specialization and social structure
Kings, priests, artisans, merchants, slaves...
Pottery, ivory and glass
With the Roman Empire and South Arabia
Imports: silk, spices, copper...
Exports: slaves, hides, apes...
How developed was it?
Conversion to Christianity in the 4th Century AD