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General Lusius Quietus And His Nubian Cavalry Unit

Lusius Quietus was the son of a Mauretanian chieftain,  who’s loyalty to Roman emperor Caligula during a (40 A .D.) uprising in northern Morocco, earned his family a gift of Roman citizenship in Italy.  In Italy the young Lusius joined the Roman army and was recognized and rewarded with an equestrian rank by emperor Domitian, but he was latter discharged for insubordination .
Upon emperor Trajan assuming the royal  throne, Lusius was reinstated into the legions and made commander of an auxiliary cavalry unit,  which distinguished it self in Rome’s victorious wars with Dacia in (101-102 A.D. and  (105- 106 A.D.) present day, Romania.  They’re gallantry in those wars will forever be Immortalize on Trajan’s Column, completed in 113 A.D. in Rome Italy.  His later exploits in service to Rome earned him the titles of senator, and governor.  Historians have theorized that the new Roman emperor Hadrian, had Quietus assassinated in ( 118 A.D.) out of jealousy for his popularity amongst  the Roman citizens and army.
Black Roman General, Lusius Quietus and his Nubian cavalry unit will be making an appearance in the new episode of the black web series, Black Archaeologist  ‘Way Black In Time #6’.
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Queen Of The Congo – black web series

Queen Of The Congo.

Warrior Princess.

Upon the death of her father, the king, African queen Llinga of the Congo empire located in Central Africa) and her legions of female warriors, lead a revolt in 1640, to end the Portuguese domination of their kingdom.

These warrior women were, as was their custom, trained in the use of weaponry such as axes, swords, bows and arrows, and also in the knowledge of battle strategy and tactics from the time they were little girls, not unlike the young Spartan boys of ancient Greece. So dedicated to the art of war were this ladies, that they even sheared off a portion of their breast , so as to better facilitate aiming their arrows. This, was the unyielding militaristic enthusiasm that finally made the war wearied Portuguese sue for peace.

The Queen Of The Congo, Llinga and her women warriors will be making an appearance in the new episode of the black web series, Black Archaeologist  ‘Way Black In Time #5’.

For additional information on queen Llinga, check out these web pages.

1. – The Amazons Chapter Vll: Amazons of Africa     http://www.sacred-texts.com/wmn/ama/ama08.htm