Historical Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Nubia
Smith, Stuart Tyson, The International Journal of African Historical Studies
Historical Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Nubia. By Richard A. Lobban, Jr. Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras 10. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow.Press, 2004. Pp. Ix, 511; 20 illustrations, 7 maps. $110.00.
Richard Lobban provides an impressively wide-ranging and comprehensive overview of Nubian history and archaeology that spans the Paleolithic through the medieval Christian era, including the beginnings of Islam. He also incorporates a large number of relevant Egyptian topics, very appropriate given the long history of interaction between the two regions. Other cultures of significance to Nubia have a place, including those of Ethiopia, Assyria, …
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Publication information: Article title: Historical Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Nubia. Contributors: Smith, Stuart Tyson - Author. Journal title: The International Journal of African Historical Studies. Volume: 38. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2005. Page number: 125+. © Boston University 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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