Axum

Axum was the capital of The Kingdom of Axum, one of the strongest empires in Africa between 100 BC and 700 AD. Axum is located in modern-day Ethiopia.

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Why was Aksum important?

The Kingdom of Aksum was the center of trading.

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Where aksum arose?

The Horn of Africa.

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What were some of aksum's major achievements?

the most impressive achievements were the pillars of Aksum

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What and who did axum trade with?

with rome

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What religion did King Ezana of Axum bring to Africa?

Religion

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What is ancient Axum social pyramid?

man, idk but i kno that kings were at the top then nobles, then the citizens, then slaves. but there are alot more classes than that

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List three contributions of the aksum kingdom?

The Kingdom of Aksum was an empire located around modern Ethiopia that lasted from about 100 A.D. to 940 A.D. The kingdom reached many important milestones, and achieved a multitude of things, including a written alphabet. The Kingdom of Aksum was also the first in Africa to fully convert to Christianity, which lead to the present-day Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. The Kingdom was also known for being the first African state to issue its own system of coins as currency.

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What statement is true about Kilwa and Aksum They were Christian kingdoms They were Muslim kingdoms They were city-states on the coast They grew powerful through trade?

They grew powerful through trade.

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How did Aksum's location and interaction with other regions affect its development?

Aksum is the name of a powerful, urban Iron Age Kingdom in Ethiopia, that flourished in the centuries before and after the time of Christ. It location made it prosper because the surrounding nations were so underdeveloped.

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What civilization did Aksum conquer in AD 350?

kush

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Why was adula an important city in aksum?

Adula was an important city in Aksum because the Roman Empire need gold to make coins, so the Roman ships often docked it in Adula. That is why Adula was an important city in Aksum.

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What idea entered axum along the trade routes?

Islam

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Why did the people of Aksum become Christians?

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How did Axum begin?

As a center of a marine trading power of the Aksumite Kingdom. Historical records are otherwise unclear.

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What do the gold coins reveal about the kingdom of aksum?

The gold coins reveal a rich diverse culture about the kingdom of Aksum.

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What did foreign merchants bring to Aksum?

the foreign merchants brang new idea's and beliefs,along with trade goods.

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What was one feature that the Mauryan Empire and the Kingdom of Axum had in common?

The spread of world religions.

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Why did Aksum become a center of trade?

IT was good for trade because it was in a location wich gave Aksum acess to the Red sea,the Med. sea,indian ocean,and the Nile so it was good for trade because you can get to place to place by water.

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Axum's key sea port for trade?

Andulis

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Why was Aksum able to control international trade?

gave it influence over sea trade on the Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean as well.

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How did Aksum location Enable it to become a trading center?

Because of is location. It was surrounded by the Red sea, Mediterranean sea, Indian ocean, and the Nile.

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Examine the trade routes of the Axum civilization and compare them to those of the Silk Road. How does the Silk Road differ from the Axum trade routes?

It has multiple parallel routes running east to west, this is correct.

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What effect did king Ezana's conversion have on Axum?

christianity.

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How did aksum become a wealthy kingdom?

Trade routes, axum was the center of ancient trade. Until Islams rose to power in the seventh century. The Islams changed the trade routes.

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What factors led to the rise of aksum?

The main factors that led to the fall of the Aksum in the seventh century were climate change and the obstruction of international trade routes around the Red Sea brought on by the growing supremacy of the Muslims in Ethiopia.

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