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date: 19 June 2019

Nubia, Christianity in. 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Author(s):
F. L. CrossF. L. Cross, E. A. LivingstoneE. A. Livingstone

In the Nile Valley, from the First Cataract southwards to the area around the modern cities of Khartoum and Omdurman (the N. Sudan region formerly known as Nubia), there was a considerable Christian community from the later 6th to at least the 15th cent. There is some evidence that there were Christians in N. Nubia in the 4th cent., but the formal introduction of Christianity dates from the arrival of missionaries sent by the Emp. ... ...

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