Napata


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Nap·a·ta

 (năp′ə-tə)
An ancient city of Nubia near the Fourth Cataract of the Nile River in modern-day Sudan. It flourished during the eighth century bc.
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" She was woman and myth--primal, elegant, splendid--reborn in puritan climes, among pioneers and corporate satraps, millenniums from Napata; subtle regal cool.
The last two kingdoms, Napata and MeroE1/2, were heavily influenced by Egypt culturally, economically, politically, and militarily.
the capital city at Napata had emerged, a Kushite royal lineage had formed, a unique religious ideology was present, and a large territory (Second to Sixth Cataracts; ca.
(5.) Napata: Ancient Egyptian, District of Nubia on the Dongola reach of the Nile near the fourth cataract.
Known variously over the past five millennia as Kush, Napata, Meroe, and Makuria, this region has a tremendously rich and diverse cultural heritage, with a wealth of archaeological sites.
Posteriormente, Hampson (1898) elevo el nombre Histioea (citandolo erroneamente como Histiaea) al rango generico y considero que contenia 11 especies, excluyendo a Euchromia albiplaga Walker, que ubico en el genero Uranophora Hubner, [1831] (= Napata Walker, 1854); en Histioea incluyo a Euchromia tina Walker, 1854, que Walker habia ubicado originalmente en otro grupo de Euchromia.
In another (Nastasen), the ascent to the throne is the result of a summons from Amun of Napata. An additional variation involves the attempted election of a king (Aspelta) by a committee of "king's brothers" and the formal choice by oracle.
The French side said the Louvre will host an exhibition on the Napata civilization in 2018.
The French side has said the Louvre will open its expiation on the Napata civilization in 2018.
While Upper Nubia was home to the celebrated ancient kingdom of Kush or Napata, Lower Nubia--where the kingdom of Meroe flourished and which corresponds to modern-day Egyptian Nubia--became known as the "the gateway to Africa" due to high levels of contact and cultural exchange between groups as diverse as Nubians, Egyptians, Greeks, Assyrians, Romans, Arabs, and Turks over the course of millennia (Adams 44-65).
The Ombudsman, however, dismissed, based on technicality, the criminal complaint filed by CAAP against Abalos and two other private respondents Nelson Napata and Federico Omolon III of Aviatour Fly'n Inc., the operator of the crashed plane.
9497, and gross misconduct against Abalos and private respondents Nelson Napata and Federico Omolon III of Aviatour's Flyin,' Inc.