Eastern African Kingdom of Aksum

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In History
  • 199

    Aksum's Origin

    Aksum's Origin
    Aksum was first mentioned in a Greek guidebook written around A.D. 100. The first ruler's name was Zoskales. Zoskales was told to be a fair, yet strict ruler. He wanted his kingdom to be very powerful, lasting for many years.
  • 325

    Aksum Reaches Its Height

    Aksum Reaches Its Height
    The kingdom starts to reach its height under the ruler, Ezana.
  • 330

    Ezana Turns his attention towards Kush

    Ezana Turns his attention towards Kush
    Ezana turns his attention to conquer the declining empire of the Kushites.
  • 350

    Ezana conquers the Kushites

    Ezana conquers the Kushites
    Ezana conquers the people of Kush, and burned their leader, Meroë, to death.
  • Jul 7, 632

    Muslim Invaders Start to Conquer

    Muslim Invaders Start to Conquer
    The army from the religion of Islam start to conquer most of the area in the Mediterranean and they head down to the area where the East African Kingdom of Aksum strives.
  • Apr 23, 710

    Aksum Falls with Adulis

    Aksum Falls with Adulis
    Adulis, the key city of trade in Aksum, is taken down by the Muslim invaders. After this happens, Aksum loses all connection with the outer world and most of its power. This causes the kingdom to fall
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    Nov 5, 720

    Aksum Kingdom of Eastern Africa

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    Jan 1, 710

    Eastern African Kingdom of Aksum

    The kingdom in East Africa know as Aksum.