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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What major body of water was located near axum?

The major body of water located near the Axum, is the Red Sea.

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What was the geography of ancient Axum?

Axum had a very fertile area since it was located near the nile river, which served as a an exelent trade route.

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What are the achievements of the Axum Empire?

It is Aksum not, Axum -_- ... They built Obelisks

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How did aksum's farmers adapt to land?

Aksum farmers build canals, dams, and holding ponds to bring mountain water to the feilds.

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What is the leader of aksum?

Peter Bae

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What is the major effect of axum's isolation from trade?

they did not have to pay trade taxes

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How were the African empires of kush and aksum different from later empires in Africa?

They adopted Egyptian culture.

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What was the stone pillars built by aksum kings?

It is called Stelae.

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King Ezana of Aksum converted to what religion?

King Ezana of Axum converted to Christianity.

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What rock are the stone obelisks Axum made of?

From Sedimentary rocks

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Why did the rise of Islam have such a negative impact on Aksum?

When Muslim Arabs took control of the Red Sea and Indian Ocean trade, they limited Aksum trading.

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What was Kingdom of Axum famous for?

The Kingdom of Axum was known for being the first major African nation to become Christian.

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Which king of Aksum brought the kingdom to its greatest power?

The kingdom of Aksum reached its greatest power under KIng Ezana

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What religious traditions did the Axumites pass on to the Ethiopians?

Axum (also spelled Aksum) was a kingdom in northern Ethiopia. The religious tradition that the Axumites passed on to the Ethiopians was Christianity and the establishment of the Christian Church.

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What is one similarity between axum kush and nubia?

They were all early African civilizations!

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What did Aksum trade?

There traders exchanged salt, ivory , cloths, brass, iron, gold, glass, olive, oil, and wine.

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Which Stone pillars were built by aksum kings?

Stone pillars built by aksum kings were called STELAE

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Why did Aksum fall?

Aksum began a long slow decline after the 7th century due partly to Islamic groups contesting trade routes. Eventually Aksum was cut off from its principal markets in Alexandria, Byzantium and Southern Europe and its trade share was captured by Arab traders of the era. The Kingdom of Aksum also quarreled with Islamic groups over religion. Eventually the people of Aksum were forced south and their civilization declined.

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In what ways were Kush and Aksum alike?

They both became a trading hub.

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What is the main trading post of Aksum located on the Red Sea?

The Horn Of Africa

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How did the achievements of Aksum rival the achievements of other civilizations?

i realy dont know go look somewere else thios website is not helpful

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Which of the following kingdoms was not located in West Africa - Songhai Axum Benin?

Axum -- It was located in Ethiopia, which is in eastern Africa.

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Was Kush located between ancient Egypt and the Kingdom of Axum?

The kingdom of Kush was located south of Egypt in present-day Sudan, and Axum was farther south in Ethiopia. The Kush kingdom ruled Egypt from around 727 BC to 653 BC.

(see the related map link)

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Does Axum still exist today?

It does, but by a different name. One of which I'm not sure of. Sorry(:

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