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Unformatted text preview: Hamitic race (Black-skinned Caucasians) Diop- from Senegal and educated in France. Wrote many famous books but his most famous was African Civilization and in book makes argument that ancient Africans were negroes and Grecians were the students of ancient Egyptians Before 18 th century, it was common for Egyptians to be known as Africans, but after the 18 th century to the 19 th , the idea of race took prevalence and changed that view drastically. Herods daughters called Egypt the gift of the Nile, and the only source of water for Egypt is from the Nile and 85% of the river is in Ethiopia (as long as there is rain in Ethiopia, Egypt is happy because it is flat land, fertile soil, etc)...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course HISTORY 2511 taught by Professor Tibebu during the Fall '11 term at Temple.
- Fall '11