Who was Amanirenas?

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She was an African Queen/Warrior from the Kingdom of Kush. She opposed Rome and overtook Egypt for a short period of time. Although Egypt was recaptured by Rome Amanirenas was able to negotiate a treaty and keep her land and the Kingdom of Kush never paid taxes to Rome.

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a Kandake that co ruled with her son. she attacked many roman forts that surrounded kush. she signed a second peace treaty with rome.

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The Nubian kingdom at Meroe persisted until the 4th century AD, when it fell to the expanding kingdom of Axum.Contents[hide] 1 Name2 Origins3 25th Dynasty of Egypt4 Move to Meroë5 See also6 References7 Sources8 External linksNameKash in hieroglyphs . kꜢšKashThe native name of the Kingdom was likely kaš, recorded in Egyptian as kꜢš.The name Kash is probably connected to Cush in the Hebrew Bible (Hebrew: כוש), son of Ham (Genesis 10:6).The conventional name "kingdom of Kush" was introduced in 19th-century Egyptology.OriginsDuring the New Kingdom of Egypt, Nubia (Kash) was an Egyptian province, governed by the Viceroy of Kush. With the disintegration of the New Kingdom around 1070 BCE, Kashbecame an independent kingdom centered at Napata.[2] The Kushites buried their monarchs along with all their courtiers in mass graves. Archaeologists refer to these practices as the "Pan-grave culture".[3] The Kushites also built burial mounds and pyramids, and shared some of the same gods worshiped in Egypt, especially Ammon and Isis.25th Dynasty of EgyptMain article: Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt Maximum extent of Kush in 700 BCSudan Meroe Pyramids - UNESCO World Heritage[4].World HeritageIn Ancient Egypt, Libyan princes had taken control of the delta under Shoshenq I in 945 BCE, founding the so-called Libyan or Bubastite dynasty that would rule for some 200 years. Sheshonq also gained control of southern Egypt by placing his family members in important priestly positions. However, Libyan control began to erode as a rival dynasty in the delta arose in Leontopolis, and Kushites threatened from the south. Around 727 BCE the Kushite king Piye invaded northward, seizing control of Thebes and eventually the Delta.[5] His dynasty, the Twenty-fifth dynasty of Egypt, continued until about 653 BCE. The 25th dynasty was based at Napata, in what is now The Sudan. Alara is universally regarded as the founder of the 25th Kushite dynasty by his successors. The power of the 25th Dynasty reached a climax under the pharaohs Piye and Taharka.Pharaoh Taharka spent half his time as ruler of Egypt restoring its earlier cultural achievements while also fending off Assyrian power in the east. In 674 BCE, he defeated an invading Assyrian army under the leadership of Esarhaddon. Three years later, he would be defeated in three battles that would force Kush out of Egypt altogether. Why the Kushites chose to enter Egypt at this crucial point of foreign domination is subject to debate. 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Although the ancient sources give no description of the ensuing battle, we know that at some point the Kushites sent ambassadors to negotiate a peace settlement with Petronius. By the end of the second campaign, however, Petronius was in no mood to deal further with the Kushites.[14] The Kushites succeeded in negotiating a peace treaty on favourable terms.[13]