Ancient Africa Unveiled: Discovering Hidden Histories by Preye
In 330 AD, King Ezana of Aksum converted to Christianity. The Kingdom of Aksum (Northern Eritrea and Ethiopia) became the world’s first Christian state in 400 AD. This fact fascinated me because I thought that Europe became Christian first.
In 1324, King Mansa Musa went on a pilgrimage for two years and gave away so much gold that it plunged in value.
The Kingdom of Punt (which was around the Nile River Valley) was known as the ‘Land of the Gods.