Nubian Culture History

The Nubians are a group of people who have always lived in the area that is now north Sudan and south Egypt. They are related to the early people who lived in the central Nile Valley, which is thought to be one of the first places where civilization began. The Nubians are a group of people who live in the southern valley of Egypt. They are not the same as other Egyptians, but they did marry people from other groups, especially Arabs. They speak Nubian languages, which are part of the Northern and Eastern Sudanic languages, as their first language. They also speak Arabic as a second language.

Nubia Egypt

In the central Nubian region, early Neolithic settlements from 7000 BC have been found. It is thought that Wadi Halfa is the oldest town in the central Nile valley. Parts of Nubia, especially Lower Nubia, were sometimes a part of ancient Pharaonic Egypt and other times a rival state made up of parts of Meroe or the Kingdom of Kush. By the Twenty-fifth Dynasty (744 BC–656 BC), all of Egypt and Nubia were joined together, and Egypt reached all the way down to where Khartoum is now.But in 656 BC, Egypt was ruled again by its own native 26th Dynasty. The ancient Nubians were known for how well they could use a bow and arrow as warriors. The Nubians became Christians in the Middle Ages and set up three kingdoms: Nobatia in the north, Makuria in the middle, and Alodia in the south. Then, when the Sudan area became more Islamic, they became Muslims.

Nubian Culture and Traditions 

Nubia was one of the first ancient African civilizations. Its history can be traced back to 2000 BCE and ends in 1504 AD. Alara was the first known prince of Nubia. He was the King of Kush, which was also called “Nubia.” He began the Napatan, or Twenty-fifth, Kushite dynasty at Napata in Nubia, which is now called Sudan. Kashta, who took over for Alara, expanded Kushitic control to Elephantine and Thebes in Upper Egypt, which were in the north.