Empires of Early Africa DVD
Below the expanse of Africa's northern desert lies a land rich in resources and history. Tour sub-Saharan Africa for a look at the ancient civilizations that flourished in this fertile land and their influence on Islam. Includes one feature and three shorter segments.
- The Nile: Where Egypt Began and #151; Examines the Nile's role in the birth and growth of Egyptian civilization.
- Nefertiti Resurrected and #151; Investigates whether a recently discovered defaced and discarded mummy is the remains of the most-powerful woman of ancient Egypt.
- Sub-Saharan Survey and #151; Treks though this region's history to examine how thriving gold and salt trades helped bring Islam to Africa.
- Islam Comes to Timbuktu and #151; Looks at how Mansa Musa used his wealth and influence to turn this captured city into a center for Islamic learning.