Africa's Great Civilizations

The Cross and The Crescent | Hour Two

Passport Episode 2 | 52m 31s Video has closed captioning.

Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. charts the ancient rise of Christianity & Islam, whose economic & cultural influence stretched from Egypt to Ethiopia. Learn of African religious figures like King Lalibela, an Ethiopian saint, and Menelik, bringer of the Ark of the Covenant.

Aired: 02/27/17

Expires: 02/27/21

Rating: NR

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Major corporate support for Africa's Great Civilizations is provided by Bank of America, Johnson & Johnson, and Ancestry. Major funding is also provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the …

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