Axum Empire: Modern Day Ethiopia, Africa

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This empire is located in modern day Ethiopia, Africa. Axum had two different climatic and topographical regions. The main city’s port was on the Red Sea and was called Adulis. There is was hot all the time and had little rainfall with scrubby vegetation.As you go further inland you would find plateaus and rainy days. These plateaus could be as high as 2,000 meters. The two rainy seasons help contribute to the fertile land. The Axum empire was formed around 400 B.C.E. Many people believe that is was first founded by the son of King Solomon of Israel and the Queen of Sheba. This is only a popular legend and has yet to be confirmed. Around 100 C.E, Aksum empire rose in power and began to expand its territories. At this time the ruler was Zoskales

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