The Latin suffix -ica can sometimes be used to denote a land (e.g., in Celtica from Celtae, as used by Julius Caesar).
The later Muslim kingdom of Ifriqiya, modern-day Tunisia, also preserved a form of the name.
This category allows research across those collections in one easy search.
Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent.
Algeria is Africa's largest country by area, and Nigeria by population. ergaster – with the earliest Homo sapiens (modern human) found in Ethiopia being dated to circa 200,000 years ago.
In the late 19th century European countries colonized most of Africa.
Most present states in Africa originate from a process of decolonization in the 20th century.
The Prints & Photographs Division holds thousands of images relating to the Civil War, found in many different collections.
Civil War through photographs, prints and drawings in one online location.
The continent includes Madagascar and various archipelagos.
It contains 54 fully recognized sovereign states (countries), nine territories and two de facto independent states with limited or no recognition.