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Black Pharaohs: The Kings of Kush – Egypt's 25th Dynasty
The ancient Nubian Kings of Kush ruled an empire that stretched along the Nile river. Pharaoh Taharqa one of the most famous rulers of the 25th Egyptian Dynasty of Napatan Kush reigned from 690 to 664 BCE. He was also ruler and King of Ethiopia.
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he said. The Kingdom of Kush was an ancient African kingdom which existed from 1070 BC to 350 AD. Established after the collapse of the Bronze Age and the disintegration of the New Kingdom of Egypt, it was centered at Napata.
10 great pre-colonial African kings you should know about
Taharqa was the one of the Great Napatan Nubian kings/Pharoahs. After his father ... Biblical scholars believe he is referenced in the Bible book of Kings 19:9 and Isaiah 37:9 as the great King of Kush who waged war against Sennacherib, King of Assyria.
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After Egypt's New Kingdom collapsed around 1069 B.C., the kingdom of Kush rose in Nubia, with its court based in Napata, the town adjacent to Jebel Barkal.

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