7th C. Eric Lincoln Lecture Series, 1989 (audio)
C. Eric Lincoln Lecture Series Collection
Dr. Asa Hilliard III gives a lecture on the African origins of civilizations. In the lecture he discusses the ancient civilization of Egypt as a product of ancient Somalia and Ethiopia. He also discusses Ta-Seti as the oldest kingdom in Africa coming before Egypt. Using Imhotep, the Egyptian Ancient Book of the Dead, The Teachings of Ptahotep he further discusses the influence of ancient Egyptian religion and culture on early Greek civilization including Greek philosophical tradition. Dr. Hilliard further discusses this influence on Abrahamic religions including Christianity. Corresponding video can be found by searching this file name: auc.093.b08t25.19890000.vid0045.
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Hilliard, Asa, "7th C. Eric Lincoln Lecture Series, 1989 (audio)" (1989). C. Eric Lincoln Lecture Series Collection, Audio-Visual Recordings. 20.
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