Africa's Great Civilizations

The Cross and The Crescent | Hour Two

Video duration: 52:31Expires: 03/27/17Video 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.