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African Civilizations

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Art and architecture from the great African civilization of the past.

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The great dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov (b. 1948) marked his 62nd birthday last Wednesday. Even more than Nureyev, Baryshnikov entered the popular mind as something more than a matchless ballet dancer. With his popstar looks and magnetic attraction for women, he has been embraced the world over as a cultural icon of his era, a symbol of political freedom, a Soviet paragon turned go-getting American capitalist, an Oscar-nominated film star and a Tony-nominated stage actor, as well as an…

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Derek Dunn posted on Instagram: “#repost from @foot.4.thought... pretending I can fly through these double show days 😅 #bbnutcracker” • See all of @derekbdunn's photos and videos on their profile.

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Benin City, originally known as Edo, was once the capital of a pre-colonial African empire located in what is now southern Nigeria. The Benin empire was one of the oldest and most highly developed states in west Africa,. African Empires, African Tribes, African Diaspora, African Culture, African American History, African Origins, African Royalty, Black History Facts, West Africa

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The most ancient lineage in the world is the Ethiopian Royal Family. Emperor Haile Sellasie traces his ancestry to King Solomon of Isreal and the black Queen of Sheba and beyond that to Kush/Nubia/Egypt 7000 BCE. Haile Selassie, Black King And Queen, Black Royalty, African Royalty, King Solomon, Yoruba, Art Africain, African Diaspora, Interesting History

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The most ancient lineage in the world is the Ethiopian Royal Family. It is older than that of the Japanese and English royal family by 6000 years. Emperor Haile Sellasie traces his ancestry to King Solomon of Isreal and the black Queen of Sheba and beyond that to Kush/Nubia/Egypt 7000 BCE.

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Forbidden to wed, the Amazon warriors of Dahomey were fanatically loyal to the king, to whom they were officially married. Making up about a third of his army they held sway over the region for 250 years. They fearlessly battled the French Foreign Legion who were armed with machine guns.

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Also known as the Mino, the Amazon warriors of Dahomey underwent intense training. Taking a vow never to retreat, their motto was "Conquer or die." The Amazons took enemy soldiers' heads and penises as trophies.

The only all-female front-line combat arms military unit in modern history. Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Women In History, World History, Haiti History, Modern History, Black History, Dahomey Amazons, Afrika Corps

The Amazons of Dahomey were a regiment of fierce female warriors that numbered at least 6,000, in what is present-day Republic of Benin. Said to be superior to male soldiers, they wielded muskets, machetes and spears. The lethal fighting force helped the king dominate the region from the mid-1600s through the 1890s.

 Khafra was the builder of the second largest pyramid of Giza. There is a certain resemblance of the facial structure seen in his statues and in face of Sphinx. Egyptian Temple, Egyptian Pharaohs, Egyptian Art, Monuments, Memphis, Statues, King Pharaoh, Contemporary Philosophy, Visit Egypt

Egyptian Pharoah Khafra (sometimes spelled Khafre) a 4th Dynasty ruler during the Old Kingdom, built the second largest pyramid at Giza, and some Egyptologists also credit him with the building of the Sphinx (although that remains a subject of debate).