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 (no͞o-mĭd′ē-ə, nyo͞o-)
An ancient country of northwest Africa corresponding roughly to present-day Algeria. It was part of the Carthaginian empire before the Punic Wars and became a separate kingdom after 201 bc. Conquered by Rome in 46 bc and invaded by the Vandals in the fifth century ad, Numidia was absorbed by the Umayyad caliphate in the early eighth century.

Nu·mid′i·an adj. & n.


(Placename) an ancient country of N Africa, corresponding roughly to present-day Algeria: flourished until its invasion by Vandals in 429; chief towns were Cirta and Hippo Regius


(nuˈmɪd i ə, nyu-)

an ancient country in N Africa, corresponding roughly to modern Algeria.
Nu•mid′i•an, adj., n.
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Dans la commune d'Aouzellaguen, c'est l'huilerie Numidia qui a fait l'objet d'une visite, ainsi qu'un verger olAaAaAeA@icole sur 250 ha appartena AaAaAeA cette entreprise qui a AaAaAeA@galement prAaAaAeA tAaAaAeA@ ses espaces pour une ex de produits des terroirs de la wilaya.
Some came from Libyan tribes or even Libyan states like two we read about in Roman sources in Numidia.
It is named after King Juba II, who ruled Numidia between 85 and 46 BC, because of his great interest in botany (Munoz-Schick et al.
In the Mediterranean, this association is present in Algeria, on Numidia sandstone and at the west of Djijel coast, where it develops on red sandstone type calcareous substrates (Gehu & al, 1992).
Its author, Apuleius, was born in Numidia, North Africa, in about 124 CE and studied Greek in Corinth and Athens.
This funerary monument known in arabic as "Kbour-er-Roumia", was built 3 BC by the last King of Numidia, and late King of Mauretania, Juba II, and his wife Cleopatra Selene II.
As if to distinguish Cato from the emotional African world of Numidia, Sir Thomas Lawrence's famous "half-history" painting of Kemble in the role of Cato highlights this whiteness by rendering it against a brown almost featureless shroud (see fig.
Cornelius Sim was appointed as Titular Bishop of Putia in Numidia and Vicar Apostolic of Brunei Darussalam.
But in his siege of Cirta, the Numidian capital, in 112 BC, a number of Roman merchants were killed; in response Rome sent troops to Numidia.
The text is divided into four sections: the first three deal with coastal regions (Barberia, Numidia, Libia), and the fourth and final section is dedicated to the inland "terra de'negri.
Historically Algeria was first known as the kingdom of numidia whose most famous kings were syphax massinissa and Jugurta who rules the kingdom during the ii and iii the century BJc.