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A black Byzantium

the Kingdom of Nupe in Nigeria.

by Siegfried Frederick Nadel

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published for International African Institute.

ContributionsInternational African Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination420p.
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13693008M

el-Cheikh, N. M. Byzantium through the Islamic Prism from the Twelfth to the Thirteenth Century. In Laiou, A. E. and Mottahedeh, R. P. () The Crusades from the Perspective of Byzantium and the Muslim World. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D. C. A Black Byzantium: Kingdom of Nupe in Nigeria S. F. Nadel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Book Description. The eleventh century in Byzantium is all about being in between, whether this is between Basil II and Alexios Komnenos, between the forces of the Normans, the Pechenegs and the Turks, or between different social groupings, cultural identities and religious persuasions. The “Black Byzantium” of the book’s title refers to the Nupe kingdom in Nigeria where Dr. Nadel made two field trips. After the first five months he was able to conduct his investigations in the native language which added greatly to the value of his : Dorothy Bramson.

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