• Ancient African Kingdoms

  • A Captivating Guide to Civilizations of Ancient Africa Such as the Land of Punt, Carthage, the Kingdom of Aksum, the Mali Empire, and the Kingdom of Kush
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Categories: History, Africa
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (21 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

If you want to discover the captivating history of ancient Africa and the Kingdom of Kush, then pay attention....

Two captivating manuscripts in one audiobook:

  • Ancient Africa: A Captivating Guide to Ancient African Civilizations, Such as the Kingdom of Kush, the Land of Punt, Carthage, the Kingdom of Aksum, and the Mali Empire with Its Timbuktu
  • The Kingdom of Kush: A Captivating Guide to an Ancient African Kingdom in Nubia That Once Ruled Egypt

Africa is the continent where the first humans were born. They explored the vast land and produced the first tools. And although we migrated from that continent, we never completely abandoned it. From the beginning of time, humans lived and worked in Africa, leaving evidence of their existence in the sands of the Sahara Desert and the valleys of the great rivers such as the Nile and the Niger. 

Some of the earliest great civilizations were born there, and they give us an insight into the smaller kingdoms of ancient Africa. 

Some of the topics covered in part one of this audiobook include:

  • The Kingdom of Kush
  • The Land of Punt
  • Carthage
  • The Kingdom of Aksum
  • The Ghana Empire
  • The Mali Empire
  • And much, much more!

Some of the topics covered in part two of this audiobook include: 

  • Nubia and the emergence of the Kingdom of Kush
  • From Alara to the Twenty-Fifth Dynasty
  • The rulers of the Twenty-Fifth Dynasty
  • Relations between Kush and Egypt continue
  • Kush between the sixth and third centuries
  • The Meroitic Dynasty
  • The last centuries of the Kingdom of Kush
  • The society of Kush
  • And much, much more!

So, if you want to learn more about ancient Africa and the Kingdom of Kush, then get this audiobook now!

©2020 Captivating History (P)2020 Captivating History

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Not what I expected

I was very disappointed with this book. There was minimal information given in a very dry and droning manner. If you are looking for a detailed history that grab your attention, avoid this book.

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This is terrible

Don’t bother with this. It sounds like someone padded out a Wikipedia article, and very badly. The writing is sloppy and sounds like a first-year university student’s essay. It’s too bad as it’s a fascinating subject, and the narrator has done an admirable job — but the text is just terribly written.

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Great high-level information

Great high-level information of ancient African kingdoms. Leaves the listener excited to go further into their stories to learn more about different groups.

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This was an interesting audible

This was an interesting audible. I didn’t know much about ancient Africa and I enjoyed learning about it. Well recorded, and highly recommended!

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interesting & informative

Very interesting & informative look at the kingdoms of Ancient Africa & how they interacted with other, more well-known ancient empires

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Wonderful book!

Once again Captivating History comes through with thorough research on the different civilizations. Wonderful book!

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A wonderful book on a subject

A wonderful book on a subject I don’t know much about! Covers everything to fill in the void. Excellent research by Captivating History!

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Very Interesting!

I liked this audible because it told about the variety of civilizations in Africa's past. Each one was unique in their own achievements and contributions.

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Wonderful!

It is a wonderful journey through history. I love how they showed the connections with other cultures. The influences of Egyptians on Africa caught my attention.it is worth adventuring into.

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A very good audible

I knew very little and Africa's history other than what we were taught which was Egypt. This book goes and talks about different parts of Africa from its origins till the region went away, or to how it is today. A very good audible for people who want to learn about this country.

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  • Jacob S Khan
  • 11-08-20

I learned a lot.

We rarely hear about any African civilizations but the Egyptians in ancient times. This is an eye-opening discussion of the various groups that emerged, bloomed, and eventually collapsed. The Kush had a difficult relationship with the Egyptians. The Kingdom of the Kush, however, would eventually overtake the Egyptians and create a dynasty of their own. I learned a lot.

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  • Aaron A Bennett
  • 11-08-20

It's a really great book

It's a really great book to spend your time on. I happen to be African as well and learned some things I never knew about Ancient African Kingdoms.

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  • Corey C Sinclair
  • 11-08-20

Fabulous!

This was a fantastic audible with a beautiful voice. This audible is for anyone who would like to know our early history. Captivating History is amazing the way they keep a listener fascinated.

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  • Ellis D Gallagher
  • 11-08-20

Must listen!

An informative and helpful audible.that is an attention-getter. There was great information in here that anyone would enjoy! Must listen!

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  • Paige J Hale
  • 11-08-20

I loved it

I loved it. You got the facts in a way that felt like you were in the story. It had the feeling of a college course taught by a great instructor. Keep up the good work sir.

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  • Poppy H Wheeler
  • 11-08-20

Wonderful audible!

Wonderful audible! I love this audible so much! Lots of interesting facts in this history! I definitely recommended this audible to everyone.

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  • Rebecca S Barnett
  • 11-08-20

This audible is so great and interesting.

This audible is so great and interesting. The information is really fascinating. A good audible for anyone who loves history.

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  • Naomi J Ryan
  • 11-08-20

I really enjoyed it.

This is an exciting look into the character and the unique characteristics of the various kingdoms in Ancient Africa. I really enjoyed it.

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  • Declan Z Powell
  • 11-07-20

exciting

This is an exciting look into the character and the unique characteristics of the various kingdoms in Ancient Africa. I really enjoyed it.

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  • Megan S Mellor
  • 11-07-20

I absolutely love this

I absolutely love this one and recommend it to anyone who loves history and I like me and didn’t know anything about African history.