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Meroë

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Meroe

Meroë is an ancient city on the east bank of the Nile about 6 km north-east of the Kabushiya station near Shendi, Sudan, approximately 200 km north-east of Khartoum. Near the site are a group of villages called Bagrawiyah. This city was the capital of the Kingdom of Kush for several centuries. The Kushitic Kingdom of Meroë gave its name to the Island of Meroë, which was the modern region of Butana, a region bounded by the Nile, the Atbarah and the Blue Nile.
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  • City facts 

  • History 

  • First Meroitic Period (542–315 BC) 

  • Second Meroitic Period (3rd century BC) 

  • Third Meroitic Period (270 BC-1st century AD) 

  • Conflict with Rome 

  • Fourth Meroitic Period (1st century-4th century AD) 

  • Meroë in Hebrew legend 

  • Civilization 

  • Language 

  • Archaeology