Intellectual Traditions of Pre-colonial Africa
Constance B. Hilliard
McGraw-Hill, 1998 - History - 463 pages
This text is a collection of sources (both written and oral) detailing the rich intellectual tradition of Ancient Africa to the mid-19th Century. It focuses solely on the work of Africans, and provides excerpts of sufficient length to expose readers to the breadth of indigenous intellectual traditions. Many of these works are translated here for the first time.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The Intellectual Traditions of PreColonial Africa
SOCIAL BELLES LETTRES
50 other sections not shown
aeons African Alexandria Ancient Egypt army Atum Augustine beasts beautiful became Behold Berber body brother brought called century a.d. Christ Christian Church Coptic cultural death Dinocrates divine earth emanation Ennead eternal Ethiopian evil existence eyes Father fear gave give glory Gnosticism gods gold Greek hand Hatshepsut heart heaven heretics holy Horus Ilunga incorruptible intellectual Islamic James Henry Breasted Jesus Joseph Kalala Ilunga king Kingdom knowledge known Kushite land light living Lord Macc majesty Meroe mother Muslim Nag Hammadi Library night Nile nome Nubian ogdoads Osiris Perpetua pharaohs Piankhi pleroma praise prince Ptah Punt region rejoice religion Reprinted by permission Roman rulers scholars Seth Shahrazad silence soul speak Spirit Taharqa Tefnakhte temple Tertullian TEXT Thebes thee things Thoth thou throne traditions truth unity University Press unto upper Egypt virgin whole pleroma wisdom words young