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Jehan Desanges
 
Desanges, Jehan
Desanges, Jehan
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The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume I: From the Pharaohs to the Fall of the Roman Empire
It is quite clear that the classical world came to know the blacks by way of the Nile Valley: the evidence set forth in the preceding chapters is abundant proof of this. We cannot, however, reject a priori, from the mere fact of its geographical location, the possibility that Punic (later Roman) Africa may have had direct knowledge of the black world, knowledge which in the course of time could...