Tag Archives: Fontes Historiae Nubiorum


Yesterday I published an article about some of the “Treasures from Nubia and Sudan in Bergen” in the weekly column of the Manuscripts’ and Rare Books’ Collections hosted at the online journal of the University of Bergen “På Høyden“. The … Continue reading

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A possible addition to the Fontes Historiae Nubiorum

Today a very interesting seminar took place at the University of Bergen. The speaker was professor of Greek Pär Sandin from the Institute of Linguistic, Literary and Esthetic Studies. He invited the group of Bergen-based researchers of the Classic past … Continue reading

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Over the deserts beyond the Middle Nile and until the Red Sea…

The geomorphological characteristics of Sudan have made it so that the deserts west and east from the Nile separate the Valley from Central and Western Africa and the Red Sea coast. The immediate result of this natural landscape is that … Continue reading

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Online Sources and Resources

Upon returning to Bergen, it was not only loads of work that were waiting for me… Michael Zach, professor of Afrikanistik at the University of Vienna, had sent us the newly printed eleventh volume of Beirtäge zur Sudanforschung, where we … Continue reading

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