reply to post by Subjective Truth
Hold on there before you get ahead of yourself fella, it's time for some Educational Information:
"In the preceding chapter the ultimate derivation of our own alphabet from the Egyptian hieroglyphics has been assumed as an admitted conclusion of
science. In the present chapter the arguments by which scholars have been led to accept this opinion will be stated in detail."
The Alphabet: An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters (1883) by Isaac Taylor"
"The woolly-headed negroes who were the earliest occupants
of Egypt, Colchis, and the torrid zone of Asia, were not necessarily degraded savages, and even those who found their way across the Atlantic to the
Isthmus of Darien, and who were discovered there by Nunez in A. D. 1503, may have been descended from merchants and navigators as civilized and
enlightened as those who circumnavigated Africa in the reign of Necho II."
-How the world was peopled, 1884 by Edward Fontaine
"In Nubia and Ethiopia, stupendous, numerous and primeval monuments proclaim so loudly a civilization contemporary to, ay, EARLIER than that of Egypt
that it may be conjectured WITH THE GREATEST CONFIDENCE THAT THE ARTS, SCIENCES AND RELIGION DESCENDED FROM NUBIA TO THE LOWER COUNRTY OF 'MIZRAIM'
(ie. EGYPT); that civilization DESCENDED the Nile..."
-Historical Researches; African Nations
Arnold Hermann Ludwig Heeren, cited by ***Lady Lugard
pp.220-221 A TROPICAL DEPENDENCY publ.1926
"There are other passages in ancient writers in which the
Egyptians are mentioned as a swarthy people, which might
with equal propriety be applied to a perfect black or to a
brown or dusky Nubian."
-RESEARCHES INTO THE PHYSICAL HISTORY OF MANKIND by JAMES COWLES PRICHARD (1837)
And did you know that:
"The evidence indicates that Blacks in ancient times came to Britian from Spain, Felix Arabia, Egypt, Ethiopia, West Africa, India, Persia and
what is today named Denmark. These Negroes were builders, scientists, masters of ocean travel and inventors of letters, according to Higgins, they
built Stonehenge, Gerald Massey agrees pg 11 Book of The Beginnings."
Ancient and Modern Britons- MacRitchie pg 2
Congratulations, you now went from This;
and of course, your welcome.
The word Slave has it's etymological root in the word 'Slav' in fact..
"The word slave, which enters into the languages of modern Europe, in its original use signified glory, and was proudly assumed as the national
designation of the races in the northeastern part of that continent, who were afterwards degraded from the condition of conquerors to that of
-White slavery in the Barbary states
(1847) by Charles Sumner
Surprised? Don't be, there is also no word for it in African language although there has been times where indentured servitude was instituted but
nothing to magnitude of what many blacks in The Western Hemispehre and the Carribbean would face but regardless of the fact let it be known:
"What a subject for meditation, just think that the race of black men today our slaves and the object of our scorn, is the very race to which we owe
our arts, science and even the use of our speech."
-Count Constatin de Volney (1727-1820)
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