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A Text Book of the Origin and History of the Colored People

Hartford: L. Skinner, 1841


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the Christian AEra, Babylon, Egypt, and Ethiopia begin to mingle in conquest. See notice of Nimrod's son Ninus and his Queen. Robbins' Ancient History, Period II.

5. The Egyptians and Ethiopians are confederated in the same government, and soon became the same people in politics, literature and peculiarities. As evidence of this down to the time of Herodotus, eighteen out of three hundred Egyptian sovereigns, were Ethiopians. Hero. book II. chap. 100.

6. From the above single fact the conclusion is clear that the two nations were equals in the arts and sciences for which Egypt is admitted on all hands to have been so renowned.

7. We have still further evidence in the case of Sabachus mentioned by Herodotus, book II. chap. 137. He became master of Egypt, and after reigning over it fifty years abdicated the throne and returned into his own country. He is called So, 2d



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