Notre-Dame d'Afrique, a church built (1858-1872) in a mixture of the Roman and Byzantine styles, is conspicuously situated, overlooking the sea, on the shoulder of the Bu Zarea hills, m.
Beyond Notre-Dame d'Afrique is the beautiful Valley of the Consuls, very little changed since the time of the deys.
The travels of Le Vaillant in South Africa having been completed in 5785, his great Oiseaux d'Afrique began to appear in Paris in 1797; but it is hard to speak properly of this work, for several of the species described in it are certainly not, and never were in his time, inhabitants of that country, though he sometimes gives a long account of the circumstances under which he observed them.1° From travellers who employ themselves in collecting the animals of any distant country the zoologists who stay at home and study those of their own district, be it great or small, are really not so much divided as at first might appear.
His Oiseaux d'Afrique, already mentioned.
Revoil, La Vallee de Darror (Paris, 1882) and Dix mois a la ate orientale, d'Afrique (Paris, 1888); A.
D'Afrique, p. 66); it was the birthplace of the emperor Albinus.
Tissot, Geographic comparee de la province romaine d'Afrique, ii.
Mercier, Histoire de l'Afrique septentrionale (1888); Charles Tissot, Geographic comparee de la province romaine d'Afrique (1884-1888), with atlas; Vivien de SaintMartin, LeNord de l'Afrique dans l'antiquite grecque et romaine (1883); Gaston Boissier, L'Afrique romaine (1895); Cl.
Comparee de la province romaine d'Afrique (2 vols., Paris, 1884-1888); also in Murray's Handbook, by Sir R.
To the Revolution, the French Compagnie d'Afrique maintained a very active trade with the port.
Estancelin, Recherches sur les voyages et decouvertes des navigateurs normands en Afrique (Paris, 1832); Villault de Bellefond, Relation des costes d'Afrique appellees Guinee (Paris, 1669); Pere Labat, Nouvelle Relation de l'Afrique occidentale (Paris, 1728); Desmarquets, Mem.
De Dieppe (18'75); Santarem, Priorite de la decouverte des pays situe's sur la cote occidentale d'Afrique (Paris, 1842); R.
The origin and ethnical affinities of the race are uncertain; but it is probable that all the inhabitants of this northern tract of Africa were kindred races belonging to the great Berber family, possibly with an intermingled fair-skinned race from Europe (see Tissot, Geographie comparee de la province romaine d'Afrique, i.
The French 4th Chasseurs d'Afrique made a dashing charge which drove the Russians off the Fedukhine heights, though at considerable loss.
Rohlfs, Reise durch Marokko (1869); Quer durch Afrika (1874-1875); General Faidherbe, Collection complete des inscriptions numidiques (lybiques) (1870), and Les Dolmens d'Afrique (1873); H.
The company- Compagnie d'Afrique - who owned the concession for the fishery was suppressed in 1798 on the outbreak of war between France and Algeria.
Sclater, The Fauna of South Africa (4 vols., 1900 1901); Le Valliant, Histoire naturelle des oiseaux d'Afrique (6 vols., Paris, 1805-1808); F.