City of Meroe | Africa's Great Civilizations

Aired: 2/28/2017 | 0:02:31 | Clip
In the middle of the fourth century, Axumite armies forged their way inland along the Nile Valley, invading new territories and heading for the Great City of Meroe, the third and last capital of the Ancient Kingdom of Kush. Learn more in Africa's Great Civilizations with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., premiering at 9/8c February 27 on PBS.