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5 000 years ago, Imazighen

5 000 years ago, Imazighen
5 000 years ago, Imazighen The name of the Libyans is registred in the oldest documents of – Egyptian historie , towards 3.000 before J.C, perhaps even before this date and the Libyans, today Imazighen, have an old history of more than five thousand years Téhénou, Lybian, Imazighen The country of the Libyans was called Tehenou among Egyptians. This designation is a little arbitrary, we only know about the T-h-n-w consonants; because... 

The Nible Numidians

The Nible Numidians
The Numedians One of the most enduring pictures of the ancient world is the swift moving Numidian horsemen. There are literary characterizations of him trotting out against the powers of Carthage or Rome on a swift horse, armed with nothing but a small shield, and a fistful of javelins. The People From the Punic Wars to the campaigns of Trajan, the destiny of these irrepressible riders seems closely linked with Rome, and the association was often... 

Dehia, The Kahina

Dehia, The Kahina
Dihya One of the most famous of ancient legendary figures among the Amazigh is Dehia, called the Kahina (seer, priestess), a label said to have originated with the Arabs, against whom she led her army. However, the name of “Kahina” most likely derived from the ancient Jewish priestly class (KHN, found in names like Cohen, Khan, etc.). Unlike most women of medieval history, she achieved greatness through her own efforts. A self-made woman,... 
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