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Kingdoms of the Yoruba

Robert Sydney Smith

Kingdoms of the Yoruba

by Robert Sydney Smith

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Published by Currey in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yoruba (African people) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Smith.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 174 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22183277M
    ISBN 100852550286, 0852550332

      Yoruba is spoken mostly in southwestern Nigeria in the region that once made up much of the kingdom of Benin. Yoruba is part of the huge Niger-Congo language family. Almost 30 million people speak Yoruba, a tonal language with three tones. In tonal languages, varying from higher to lower pitches when speaking can change the meaning or intention.   a story of how the yoruba kingdoms were created; the critical introduction to the book of malachi a summary of “christian ethics: an essential guid a review of an introduction to the inter-testamen the effects of adversity in african indigenous chu spirituality in the african independent churches.

      Preamble. The first edition of this article was titled, “Yoruba and Benin Kingdom: The Missing Gap of History”, following the statement credited to Oba Ereduwa OmoN'oba Iku Opolopolo, that the Yoruba race originated from Benin Kingdom, though rich in details and calls for re-examination by historians of high repute from all the Nigerian universities and Author: Segun Fadipe. The Kingdoms of Nigeria Discovery Project is a venture to visit every Kingdom in Nigeria. Every Kingdom, King and Traditional Leaders visited will be studied, recorded and eventually archived in the Kingdoms of Nigeria Database. For more information, please visit "The Discovery Project Site". All donations are welcome.

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Yoruba sculpture in stone, metal, ivory, and wood is famous. Less well-known are the elaborate and carefully designed constitutional forms which were evolved in the separate kingdoms, the methods of warfare and diplomacy, the oral literature, and the religion based on the worship of a “high god” surrounded by a pantheon of more accessible Cited by: Yoruba sculpture in stone, metal, ivory, and wood is famous.

Less well-known are the elaborate and carefully designed constitutional forms which were evolved in the separate kingdoms, the methods of warfare and diplomacy, the oral literature, and the religion based on the worship of a “high god” surrounded by a pantheon of more accessible Reviews: 1.

A very informative book on the Yoruba Kingdoms. The author spent too much time being vague on exact dates of the origin of the kingdoms. He was very hesitant to support those dates because they were based on oral history. However, once past that the book gives a rich account of the kingdoms and the conflicts existing between them/5.

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1 The Yoruba and their Homeland 3 The Primacy of Ife 13 The Rise of Oyo 29 Kingdoms of the East: Ijesha, Ekiti, Igbomina, Owo, and Ondo 42 Kingdoms of the West: Ketu, Shabe, and Dassa 55 Kingdoms of the South: Ijebu, Egba, Egbado, and Lagos 61 The Traditions Reviewed 79 An Oba and his People 87 War 99 The.

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Kingdoms of the Yoruba (Book): Smith, Robert Sydney: This third edition of what has been described as 'this minor classic' has been extensively revised to take account of advances in Nigerian historiography.

The twenty million Yorubas are one of the largest and most important groups of people on the African continent. Kingdoms of the Yoruba Third Edition Robert S. Smith "An elegant and clear introduction to this complex history. It is based on a sound scholarly knowledge of the literature as well as the oral history—which is particularly rich for the Yoruba.

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The history of the Yoruba people begins in Ile-Ife. This kingdom was founded by the deities Oduduwa and Obatala, who are believed to have created the world. Oduduwa was the first divine king of the Yoruba people, and Obatala fashioned the first human beings out of clay.

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Book Art features prominently in the culture of the Yoruba, a people numbering more than 25 million and subdivided into different kingdoms in Nigeria and adjacent regions.

It both enriches life and is used to venerate and influence deities. Yoruba Kingdoms city-states founded in the 12th to 14th century in western Sudan and inhabited by the Yoruba people. The best known were the city of Ife, the cultural and religious center of the country of Yoruba; and the city of Oyo, which from the 15th century gradually began to unite the majority of the Yoruba kingdoms under its domination.

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culled from VANGUARD Thursday, The source of Yoruba from Benin is very authentic. THE statement credited to Oba Erediauwa Omonoba Uku Akpolokpolo, that the Yoruba race originated from Benin Kingdom, was very rich in details and calls for.