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Posts tagged "Queens"

Black Women in Antiquity (Journal of African Civilizations)

This volume provides an overview of the black queens, madonnas and goddesses who dominated the history and imagination of ancient times. The authors have concentrated on Ethiopia and Egypt because the documents in the Nile Valley are couminous compared to the sketchier record in other parts of Africa, but also because the imagination of...

Queens, Queen Mothers, Priestesses and Power: Case Studies in African Gender

A collection of 18 case studies of women in power in Africa. It focuses on the political and ritual roles of royal and elite women who are gathered together by tradition, choice and circumstance, and who, as a result, achieve and exercise power, and acquire and exert influence in the public and private arenas of...