Makouria (Al-Muqurrah)

MAKOURIA (al-Muqurrah) The most important of the Christian kingdoms of medieval Nubia. Its territory probably extended from about the Third to the Fifth Cataract of the Nile, although there is some uncertainty about the locations of both the northern and the southern frontiers. The kingdom presumably took its name from the Makkourai, a Nubian tribal …

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