1. Ancient Somalis were Macrobians a civilization that existed during the 1st millenium BC

    Herodotus, the Greek historian reports  Macrobians as having mastered longevity, with the average Macrobian living until the age of 120. They were said to be the "tallest and handsomest of all men"

    The Macrobians were part of an expanse of related peoples, kinsmen of the Ancient Egyptians, that inhabited an area stretching from East Africa northward into Egypt and North Africa. At the same time, they were reported as being physically distinct from the general inhabitants of the region below the Sahara


    Macrobia was also noted for its gold, which was so plentiful that the Macrobians shackled their prisoners in golden chains.



    1. ^ The Geography of Herodotus: Illustrated from Modern Researches and Discoveries by James Talboys Wheeler pg 528


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  12. nomadamsterdam said: Things like this should be taught in the future of Somalia.No more leeching of Arab history. Also, information about pre islamic history (Waaq). And the importance of Somalia in the preservation of islam.
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