The Civilization of Kush

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Along with the definitions, be able to compare Egypt to Nubia and Kush. You will need a topic sentence, at least five comparisons with elaboration, and a concluding sentence.

Nubia

a strong civilization that arose south of Egypt in this region

Sudan

Nubia arose in this present-day country

Ta-seti

Egyptian word for Nubia; means "land of the bow"

Kush

Nubia was called this during the time the city of Napata was the capital of the kingdom

Kerma

earliest kingdom of Nubia created when stronger villages overtook weaker ones

savannas

grassy plains south of the Sahara Desert where the Nubian people came from

Napata

capital city of Kush located in the upper Nile where trade made the kindgom thrive

Piye

founded a dynasty that ruled both Egypt and Kush from the city of Napata

iron products and slaves

Traders from Kush traded cotton, textiles, and other goods in exchange for these two things

Meroe

trading city and center for iron-making; third kingdom of Nubia

Axum

Kingdom from present-day Ethiopia that conquered Meroe

Kashta

Kushite king who began a conquest of Egypt

Assyrians

the people of Meroe learned iron-making from this group of people

Kerma, Kush, Meroe

three kingdoms of ancient Nubia

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