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BLACKAMOORS - CHRISTIANS FIRST Provincia Africa; Africa proconsularis - Province of the Roman Empire (146 BC 5th century) Where

the origins of the descriptive English word "Moor" began. The Romans calle d them Numidae or Mauri (from whom derives the English term "Moors"). You must r emember, Numidia or Numidae was an ancient country of northwest Africa correspon ding roughly to present-day Algeria. It was part of the Carthaginian empire befo re the Punic Wars and became a separate kingdom after 201 b.c. Conquered by Rome in 46 b.c. and invaded by the Vandals in the fifth century a.d. The Greeks inte rpreted the name of the Libyan people of N. living in this area in the sense of nomdes (???de?, people who roam ), and so called this region Nomada Numidia was overru n by the Arabs in the eighth century. This is when they switch the term "Moor" t o the Arabs. Christian Moors Provincia Africa; Africa proconsularis - Province of the Roman E mpire (146 BC 5th century) - Where the origins of the descriptive English word "Mo or" began. The Romans called them Numidae or Mauri (from whom derives the English term "Moo rs"). You must remember, Numidia or Numidae was an ancient country of northwest Africa corresponding roughly to present-day Algeria. It was part of the Carthagi nian empire before the Punic Wars and became a separate kingdom after 201 b.c. C onquered by Rome in 46 b.c. and invaded by the Vandals in the fifth century a.d. The Greeks interpreted the name of the Libyan people of N. living in this area in the sense of nomdes (???de?, people who roam ), and so called this region Nomada Nu midia was overrun by the Arabs in the eighth century. This is when they switch t he term "Moor" to the Arabs. The Romans also called them "Saracens" members of a pre-Islamic nomadic people of the Syrian-Arabian deserts via Arabs. The ones wh o opposed the crusades. Christian Moors These black-a-moors are portrayed as saints. Probably the most famous is St. Mau rice, the Knight of the Holy Lance, regarded as the greatest patron saint of the Holy Roman Empire. Rumored to be a Roman commander of Egyptian descent, Maurice gains sainthood after refusing to have his legion massacre a Christian uprising . Worshiped as early as 460AD, St. Maurice has had numerous artworks and structu res - even a castle---dedicated to him. The existence of nearly three hundred ma jor images of the black St. Maurice have been cataloged, and even today his wors hip is seen within numerous cathedrals in eastern Germany. Black-a-moors are portrayed as devils and warriors? I don't get it. They don't w ant to talk about a 'Black Moorish woman' named Nugaymath Turquia". The medieval epic "Romance of the Cid" that speaks of the black Berber Almoravid women. Arou nd 1080 A.D, this group of women consisted of three hundred Almoravid Amazons. A lthough they were not related by common descent of the Moors, these women were s trictly 100% Afrakan from Morocco and Senegal that helped the Muslims control Sp ain and the surrounding areas.