3 Ancient African Civilizations You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

These three ancient African powers were all contemporaneous with Greco-Roman Civilization, and all had a powerful impact on our world. Who were they and why have they been forgotten?

Jun 9, 2021By Alice Bennett, MSt Late Antique and Byzantine Studies, BA Ancient History
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By Alice BennettMSt Late Antique and Byzantine Studies, BA Ancient HistoryAlice has a BA in Ancient History and an MSt in Late Antique and Byzantine studies from the University of Oxford. She is a contributing writer and editor and is particularly passionate about the promotion and protection of historical and archaeological knowledge. In her spare time, she can be found wandering the woods or lurking around ancient monuments, taking photographs.