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- 1. Introduction
- 2. The Question of Aksumite Trade with Nubia
- 3. The Third Century CE: Monumentum Adulitanum II (RIE 277)
- 4. The Fourth Century CE: Aksum in Nubia
- 4.1. Ousanas and Kush: RIE 186
- 4.2. Aksum Invades Kush: Two Greek Inscriptions from Meroë
- 4.3. Trouble on the Western Front? A Possible Clue in RIE 186
- 4.4. The Noba: A New Force to be Reckoned With
- 4.5. ‘Ēzānā’s Nubian War
- 4.6. Assessing the Impact of Aksum on Nubia in the Fourth Century
- 5. After Kush: Aksum and Nubia in the Sixth Century CE
- 6. Conclusion