Atlantic Ocean was known as Ethiopian Ocean until the 19th century – Quartz Africa


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(Quartz Africa) “The Atlantic Ocean was known as Ethiopian Ocean until the 19th century,” reads text on a graphic posted on Instagram last month.

It includes what looks like a part of an old map showing the western coastline of Africa, the ocean labelled “Aethiopian Ocean.” CONTINUE READING

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  1. So what? Aethiopia stood for all the black race, until Haile-Selassie claimed it to be the name of his empire in 1930.

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