Finally from a comparative study of several ruins it was established that the plan and construction of Zimbabwe are by no means unique, and that this site only differs from others in Rhodesia in respect of the great dimensions and the massiveness of its individual buildings.
From about 1550 onwards the Zimbabwe generally referred to by Portuguese writers was at a spot a little north of the Afur district, not far from the Zambezi.
Even before this it had been clear to archaeologists and ethnologists that there was no evidence to support the popular theory that Zimbabwe had been built in very ancient days by some Oriental people.
The floor of the enclosure is constituted as in the other Zimbabwe buildings by a thick bed of cement which extends even outside the main wall.
There are three distinct though connected groups of ruins at Zimbabwe, which are commonly known as the "Elliptical Temple," the "Acropolis" and the "Valley Ruins."
Zimbabwe was probably the distributing centre for the gold traffic carried on in the middle ages between subjects of the Monomotapa and the Mahommedans of the coast.
His capital was called Zumubany, an obvious corruption of the term " Zimbabwe," regularly used to describe the residence of any important chief.
His zimbabwe, wherever it may have been in earlier days, was now;fixed near the Portuguese fort of Masapa, only a short distance south of the Zambezi.
The large system of ruined forts and " cities " in Mashonaland, at Zimbabwe and elsewhere, concerning which so many ingenious theories have been woven, have been proved to date from medieval times.
The centre of speculation is a group of extensive ruins at Zimbabwe, in Mashonaland, about 200 m.
ZIMBABWE, a Bantu name, probably derived from the two words zimba (" houses") and mabgi (" stones"), given to certain ruins in South-East Africa.
For the problem of Arabic antiquities in Rhodesia see Rhodesia and Zimbabwe.
He made the first detailed examination of the Great Zimbabwe.
The soldier contemplated suicide rather than be sent home to Zimbabwe.
There were ominous rumblings from Zimbabwe.
A further series from Zimbabwe reported 500 pediatric caudal epidural anesthetics.
Visitors to Zimbabwe should exercise caution at all times and remain aware of recent developments in the country.
baobab books on behalf of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Harare 1997. xx, 164 pp.
brunt of the disaster, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia and Madagascar.
Leaving Botswana we enter Zimbabwe and drive to the nearby Victoria Falls where we set up camp in the municipal town campsite.
The Foreign Office announced they are ready to evacuate 20,000 British colonials from Zimbabwe.
cronypletely nothing for the benefit of Zimbabwe except his enjoying together with his young wife and corrupt cronies.
Friday 14 May Dragged in The International Cricket Council finally deigns to do something about the ludicrous state of cricket in Zimbabwe.
deported by the authorities, Meldrum bravely reported the oppression taking place in Zimbabwe.
He is the President of the British Zimbabwe Society and a trustee of the Oxford based asylum detainee support group of Asylum Welcome.
deterioratehare my grave concern about the deteriorating situation in Zimbabwe?
forcible evictions and demolitions in urban areas throughout Zimbabwe.
functionaryondemn the widespread corruption by functionaries of the government of Zimbabwe and those in the private sector.
One opposition opponents of the bill has drawn parallels with Mugabe's land grabs in Zimbabwe.
equally majestic are the Great Zimbabwe Ruins in the south near Masvingo which date back some 700 years.
malnourished as children in Congo and Zimbabwe.
mbira music have been among the most important forms of expression in Zimbabwe in the twentieth century.
Blessed, 8, from Zimbabwe, a country in southern Africa, knows all about molten metal.
In Zimbabwe the monthly minimum wage is the equivalent of 500,000 meticais and in Malawi 498,000 meticais, claims the provincial government.
nondescript rural town to the north of Harare, Zimbabwe's capital.
offloaded from the ship in Mozambique for transport to Zimbabwe.
January 2002 More than 1,000 failed asylum seekers facing expulsion from Britain to Zimbabwe are handed a temporary reprieve by Home Secretary David Blunkett.
We enter Zimbabwe and travel to Harare where we spend two nights to round off the first leg of the Savanna Dawn overland safari.
Zimbabweans are adopting increasingly desperate measures China has signed a $ 1.3bn deal with Zimbabwe to help relieve an acute shortage of energy.
As far as tourist souvenirs are concerned this will only involve Zimbabwe and there will still be controls.
These are usually based in rural areas, growth points and high-density suburbs and are known in Zimbabwe as ' Village Banks ' .
Zimbabwe was given a big thumbs down by the miners.
Desperate families in rural Zimbabwe have resorted to eating poisonous fruit and plant tubers to survive, the statement said.
The people of Zimbabwe, hapless victims of an increasingly tyrannical regime, deserve no less from us.
A relief map of Zimbabwe in carpet underlay, wonder what Mugabe would make of that?
He has become just another helpless, hopeless victim in Zimbabwe.
those near Victoria (Mashonaland) to which popular usage has now attached par excellence the name of Zimbabwe.
Hall's Great Zimbabwe (1905) are chiefly valuable for their illustrations.'
The conclusions at which Bent arrived as to the Semitic origin of the ruins in Mashonaland have not been accepted by archaeologists, but the value of his pioneer work is undeniable (see Zimbabwe).
I met lawyers, and let 's face it, Zimbabwe 's judges are the last redoubt of the rule of law.
On this project you can help save endangered wildlife in Zimbabwe by working on a black rhino volunteer project.
These are usually based in rural areas, growth points and high-density suburbs and are known in Zimbabwe as ' Village Banks '.
For example, a rite of passage dance celebrating the transition into adulthood is often performed by a tribe found in Zimbabwe.
Today, Curves is a multinational business, with nearly 10,000 locations in over 70 countries, including Israel, Egypt, Spain, Thailand, Mexico, and Zimbabwe.
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