Genealogy Projects tagged with Ancient on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Kings of Assyria

    Assyria or Athura (Aramaic for Assyria) was a Semitic Akkadian kingdom, extant as a nation state from the late 25th or early–24th century BC to 608 BC centred on the Upper Tigris river, in northern Mesopotamia (present day northern Iraq), that came to rule regional empires a number of times through history. It was named for its original capital, the ancient city of Assur. The Early P...

  • Ancient Ghana

    This project is about the Ghana Empire.Kumbi Saleh, the capital of Ancient Ghana, flourished from 300 to 1240 C.E. Located in modern day Mauritania, archaeological excavations have revealed houses, almost habitable today, for want of renovation and several story's high. They had underground rooms, staircases and connecting halls. Some had nine rooms. One part of the city alone is estimated to h...