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Unformatted text preview: culture and practices between the Ethiopians and other ancient cultures, such as the practice of circumcision at a young age being described as part of Ethiopian culture by Herodotus ‘from the earliest times.’ Jackson links Ethiopian and African ancient technology and culture with those across the globe, from the South Pacific islands to possibly the Maya of South America. Jackson also quotes scholars on the possibility that Yoruba is the foundation for the Atlantis myth. Jackson also addresses race in this chapter, particularly charging against the assumption of ancient cultures being part of a great, ancient white race, when all evidence suggests that the Caucasian peoples of Europe were still in a prehistoric mode at the time of zenith of other civilizations....
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- Summer '07
- Ancient Egypt, White American, John Jackson