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What are some ancient or medieval African civilizations/kingdoms that you're aware of or quite interested in learning about?

What are some ancient or medieval African civilizations/kingdoms that you're aware of or quite interested in learning about?

Killer52Panda

Numidia is my favourite. I'm biased because I'm Algerian, but it has a fascinating history. Check out my subreddit r/inumiden for some more info. I'll be posting more in the future.


somebantu

The Ancient Kingdom of Kongo


MoiMemeMyself

The Futah Jalloh in Guinea /Senegal/ Mail. They had a Constitution, a senates different states (Diwali) a Supreme Court and a mandatory rotation of the head of states. Internal strifes weakened them and the French exploited the division to destroy and dismantle the Fulah states and exiled the leaders.


somebantu

This should be a Reddit of its own. ​ Anybody?


binidr

r/africanhistory


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Rairaijin

The malinese


binidr

Ancient Benin Kingdom world famous for its artwork - the Benin Bronzes whose capital is Benin City in Nigeria, where my family hails from.


OsirisAmun

The Christian Nubian Kingdoms, particularly [Makuria](https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makuria)