Examples of nomadic in the following topics:
- The nomadic pastoralist Bedouin tribes inhabited the Arabian Peninsula before the rise of Islam around 700 CE.
- One of the major cultures that dominated the Arabian Peninsula just before the rise of Islam was that of the nomadic Bedouin people.
- The Bedouin tribes in pre-Islamic Arabia were nomadic-pastoralists.
- Because of the harsh climate and the seasonal migrations required to obtain resources, the Bedouin nomadic tribes generally raised sheep, goats, and camels.
- The nomads also hunted, served as bodyguards, escorted caravans, and worked as mercenaries.
- Other origin hypotheses include
an Indo-Aryan Migration in the period 1800-1500 BCE, and a fusion
of the nomadic people known as Kurgans.
- Wheeler, who was Director-General of the Archaeological Survey of
India from 1944 to 1948, suggested that a nomadic, Indo-European tribe, called
the Aryans, suddenly overwhelmed and conquered the Indus River Valley.
- According to this theory, these
nomadic pastoralists expanded throughout
the Pontic-Caspian steppe and into Eastern Europe by early 3000 BCE.
Indo-Aryans in the Early Vedic Period, approximately 1750-1000 BCE, relied
heavily on a pastoral, semi-nomadic economy with limited agriculture.
the 12th century BCE, Vedic society transitioned from semi-nomadic to settled
- The nomadic tribes of pre-Islamic Arabia primarily practiced polytheism, although some tribes converted to Judaism and Christianity.
- A thriving community of Jewish tribes existed in pre-Islamic Arabia and included both sedentary and nomadic communities.
- Poetry was also a form of entertainment, as many poets constructed prose about the nature and beauty surrounding their nomadic lives.
- Emperor Wu repelled the invading barbarians (the Xiongnu, or Huns, a
nomadic-pastoralist warrior people from the Eurasian steppe) and roughly doubled
the size of the empire, claiming lands that included Korea, Manchuria, and even
part of Turkistan.
- By this century, the Chinese had become very active in the silk trade, though
until the Hans provided sufficient protection, the Silk Road had not functioned
well because of nomad pirates.
- The empire of Kanem began forming around CE 300 under the nomadic Tebu-speaking Kanembu.
- The Kanembu eventually abandoned their nomadic lifestyle and founded a capital around 700 CE under the first documented Kanembu king (mai), known as Sef of Saif.
- Kanem was a Muslim scholar and non-Sayfawa warlord who had put together an alliance of Shuwa Arabs, Kanembu, and other semi-nomadic peoples.
- The San were hunters and gatherers with a nomadic lifestyle.
- During the 17th century, the Herero, a pastoral, nomadic people keeping cattle, moved into Namibia.
- During the 17th century the Herero, a pastoral, nomadic people keeping cattle, moved into Namibia.
- The Harifian culture migrated out of the Fayyum and the Eastern deserts of Egypt to merge with the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B; this created the Circum-Arabian Nomadic Pastoral Complex, who invented nomadic pastoralism, and may have spread Proto-Semitic language throughout Mesopotamia.
- The Germanic tribes, an ancient nomadic civilization, used their superior military strength to lay the foundation for modern Europe.
- During the 5th century, as the Western Roman Empire lost military strength and political cohesion, numerous nomadic Germanic peoples, under pressure from population growth and invading Asian groups, began migrating en masse in various directions, taking them to Great Britain and far south through present-day Continental Europe to the Mediterranean and Northern Africa.
- By the Sixth Dynasty, Nubia was fractured into a group of small kingdoms; the population (called "C-Group") may have been made up of Saharan nomads.
- With its large population base, the dynasty was able to raise professional and conscripted armies of hundreds of thousands of troops to contend with nomadic powers in dominating Inner Asia and the lucrative trade routes along the Silk Road.
- The Sui unified the Northern and Southern dynasties and reinstalled the rule of ethnic Han Chinese in the entirety of China proper, as well as sinicized former nomadic ethnic minorities within its territory.