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Who is Tanit? An African goddess

By |2018-04-09T23:17:08+00:00May 18th, 2017|Africa, Religion, West Asia|

 A Phoenician moon goddess The goddess Tanit was a goddess of the moon  The goddess Tanit came to Africa from her home in West Asia with the Phoenicians, about 800 BC. They worshipped her at home (in what is now Lebanon) and they brought her with them and worshipped her in their new colony [...]

Carthage – Berbers and Phoenicians – North African History

By |2018-04-09T10:31:06+00:00May 18th, 2017|Africa, History|

North African history: Punic houses in Carthage (146 BC) Who were the Berbers? The first people to live along the North African coast were Berbers, nomadic shepherds and cattle herders. These people spoke a Hamitic language related to Ancient Egyptian. They were probably a genetic mixture of people from West Asia with people [...]