The Kingdom of Axum was known for being the first major African nation to become Christian.
Axum (or Aksum) is the traditional capitol of Aksumite Kingdom, which later became known as Abyssinia or Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church was the state religion (or established religion or “official religion”) of Ethiopia before the fall of Emperor READ MORE
Kingdom of Axum existed between 100 and 960 ACE. About 324 Axum converted to Christianity as a first major kingdom in the world. Before Christianity Axum was polytheistic, they had a main god Astar and his son Mahrem, who was READ MORE
The kingdom of Aksum reached its greatest power under KIng Ezana
Ethiopia is the African nation that traces its culture back to Axum.
The capital was moved in order to get out of the way of Islamic invaders, so they moved it across the Ethiopian highlands. The capital was now isolated and, in combination with depletion of forests and soil erosion, fell shortly READ MORE
The Nile Kingdom Of Nubia
They were located in Africa
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The pillars of Aksum were built. Their purpose was to celebrate great victories and achievements. The writing on them stated what great things had been done.