Map of Ancient & Medieval Sub-Saharan African States

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 12 April 2019
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A map indicating the major ancient and medieval states in sub-Saharan Africa. Areas and dates relate to a state at its peak. In addition, shaded areas are approximate indicators only. For the majority of the states, their precise borders are not known or disputed amongst scholars.

Based upon maps from:

The Penguin Atlas of African History
UNESCO General History of Africa Vol. II-V
The Cambridge History of Africa Vol. 1-3
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Africa
Collins Atlas of World History

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2019, April 12). Map of Ancient & Medieval Sub-Saharan African States. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10453/map-of-ancient--medieval-sub-saharan-african-state/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Map of Ancient & Medieval Sub-Saharan African States." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 12, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10453/map-of-ancient--medieval-sub-saharan-african-state/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Map of Ancient & Medieval Sub-Saharan African States." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Apr 2019. Web. 29 Jul 2021.