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3 edition of A Popular History Of Benin found in the catalog.

A Popular History Of Benin

The Rise And Fall Of A Mighty Forest Kingdom

by Peter M. Roese

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Peter Lang Pub Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa - Central,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages391
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12828995M
    ISBN 103631504721
    ISBN 109783631504727

    Heavy rains flooded parts of West and Central Africa in the rainy season of , and among the hardest-hit countries was Benin. The image, which shows the coast of Benin on 22 October , uses a combination of infrared and visible light to increase the contrast between water and land. Water ranges in color from electric blue to navy. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Egharevba, Jacob U. Short history of Benin. [Ibadan] Ibadan University Press, (OCoLC)

    Benin, one of the principal historic kingdoms of the western African forest region (fl. 13th–19th century). Ife, which flourished between the 11th and 15th centuries, emerged as a major power in the forested areas west of the Niger and south of Edo pendant maskEdo pendant mask of the queen. Benin - Benin - Cultural life: French colonial rule and subsequent close ties with France have left a deep impact on all aspects of cultural life, especially among the educated segments of the population and in the southern cities. Each ethnic group also has its own centuries-old tradition, which itself often mixes with the French influence.

      Modern day Benin is regarded as the birth place of this religion, and the name ‘Voodoo’ itself means ‘spirit’ in the local Fon language. It has been suggested that Voodoo in West Africa evolved from the ancient traditions of ancestor worship and animism. Benin (formerly Dahomey or Fon) was established in In 18th century, Europeans began arriving as the kingdom of Dahomey was expanding their territory. Portuguese, French, and Dutch came to established trading posts along the coast of Porto-Novo, Ouidah, and Cotonou, and traded weapons for .


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[Peter M Roese; D M Bondarenko]. Benin History, Dahomey and Women Warriors: Life before Benin is a tiny country in West African region bordered with Nigeria, little is known about this country, its history, culture, people, and tradition, here you have the entire history of republic of Benin, starting from the first day of.

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There has been no written history of Benin except the few notes written by adventurous European traders and missionaries who visited Benin City from to the punitive expedition in One can imagine how great and tedious the task has been of reducing to comprehensive facts the stories which were told by superstitious native historians in peculiar ways and blended with myths, miracles and fables.

A Popular History of Benin. The Rise and Fall of a Mighty Forest Kingdom. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. ISBN Further reading. Egharevba, Jacob U. Short History of Benin.

Ibadan: Ibadan Up. OCLC Eisenhofer, Stefan (). "The origins of the Benin kingship in the works of Jacob Egharevba". History in l: Edo, (now Benin City). In his book titled A Short History of Benin, Chief (Dr.) Jacob U.

Egharevba said Thirty-one Ogisos reigned but he only n of them as follows: (1) Igodo (Obagodo) (9) Oriagba. The history of ancient Benin Kingdom and Empire Paperback – January 1, by Daniel Nabuleleorogie Oronsaye (Author)Author: Daniel Nabuleleorogie Oronsaye. History Early History Little is known about the history of N Benin.

In the south, according to oral tradition, a group of Aja migrated (12th or 13th cent.) eastward from Tado on the Mono River and founded the village of Allada. Later, Allada became the capital of Great Ardra, a state whose kings ruled with the consent of the elders of the people. Best Sellers: The most popular items in History of Benin.

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