Sudanese kingdom converted to Miaphysite Christianity
by Longinus the Missionary
in the late VI Century. Soba,
the predecessor-city of Khartoum, was its capital.
Alodia was finally conquered by the Muslim Funj
people in 1508; the fall of Soba is usually considered
the end of the Christian era in
Under construction --- far from complete! Read with caution.
- R. A. Lobban:
Historical Dictionary of Ancient and
Medieval Nubia, p. 20.
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