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short history of Benin.

Jacob U. Egharevba

short history of Benin.

by Jacob U. Egharevba

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Published by Ibadan University Press in [Ibadan] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Benin City (Nigeria)
    • Subjects:
    • Benin City (Nigeria) -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.9.B4 E35 1960
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 101 p.
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5861959M
      LC Control Number62034202
      OCLC/WorldCa2725800

      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.   7. Oba Orhogbua is the first literate king ever recorded in West-African history. 8. Oba Esigie is the first king in Africa to be baptised in the year AD in Benin. 9. The Dutch physician Olfert Dapper, gave a stirring description of the Oba of Benin In his book Description of Africa, he wrote.

      "A Short History of Celebrity is an excellent book. The prose is fabulous, and Inglis is brimming with insight and humor. Moreover, one can't help being drawn into tales of the rich and fabulous. However we may flatter ourselves, the stars are just not like us."—Alex Prescott-Couch, Berlin Review of Books.   Author of A short history of Benin, Concise lives of the famous Iyases of Benin, [12 works], Some stories of ancient Benin, The city of Benin, Benin, , Concise lives of the famous Iyases of Benin ; Benin games and sports ; Who does not speak his native language is lost ; Bini titles ; The murder of Imaguero and tragedy of Idah War ; Marriage of the princesses of Benin ; The origin of Benin.

        The Benin people of Nigeria hail from the formally called Benin Empire pre-colonially located in what is now southern Nigeria. The Benin Empire was one of the oldest pre-colonial empires with capital Benin City. The origin of the Benin people seem to have been lost with myths and folktales as many stories have come up over the years as to how the Benin people came to be, even to the . A SHORT HISTORY OF BENIN* UYILAWA USUANLELE NCAC, BENIN TOYIN FALOLA UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-AUSTIN I One of the most popular and most widely cited books in the study of precolonial Africa, particularly of the forest region, is Jacob U. Egharevba's A Short History of Benin. It .


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A Short History of Benin book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Read this book on Questia. Owing to the welcome given to the first edition in the vernacular of the Short History, I have endeavoured in this English version to meet the needs of foreigners who do not understand the Benin language, but are anxious to know its history.

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A Short History of Benin. Jacob U. Egharevba. Ibadan University Press, - History - pages. 2 Flag as inappropriate. Most factual and authoritative page book. Chief Egharevba has left generations fact-a-minute historical compendium of Benin Kingdom and Southern Nigeria that is sown like a thread in a garment.

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Egharevba. Church Missionary Society Bookshop, - Benin. The book has the approval and blessings of the Oba of Benin who communicate his blessings in the following words: “With the authority vested in me by Almighty God and our ancestors, I grant approval to the publishers to convene historians, anthropologists and essayists to put the history of our kingdom in perspective as we, the most intimately concerned in this epic, can tell it, in its.

Egharevba's most famous work is A Short History of Benin. Published in different editions, it has major differences in some paragraphs between the editions.

His books which documented the oral history and culture of Benin cut across different disciplines but the main content deals with issues, events, institutions, practices and personalities. There are not many traditional stories from Benin written for children, but these short stories have been retold especially for Key Stage 2.

Kingdom of Benin Short Stories feature Ehi, an Edo warrior chief who heads off to war, and Uki, whose dance group is chosen to dance for the king at a tribal festival. 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 Africa. History of the Benin People – The Benin Creation Story.

The Benin creation story has it that the universe was covered with water and at the middle of the water there was a tree and on this tree there lived a bird called some point, the creator Osanobua decided to populate the earth so he sent down his three sons whom he gave the choice of selecting one special gift each.

A Short History of Benin. You are here: Countries / Benin. 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.

Find A short history of Benin by Egharevba, Jacob U. Lagos: The author and Temi-Asunwon Press, Second Edition, February Wrpps, Cr.8vo. 48pp. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Egharevba, Jacob U. Short history of Benin. [Ibadan, Ibadan University Press] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jacob U Egharevba.

The history of Nigeria can be traced back to as early as 11, BC when a number of ancient African communities inhabited the area that now makes Nigeria.

The greatest and the well-known empire that ruled the region before the British arrived was the Benin Empire whose ruler was known as Oba of Benin.

Find A SHORT HISTORY OF BENIN by JACOB EGHAREVBA - Lagos: The author and Temi-Asunwon Press, Second Edition, February Wrpps, Cr.8vo. 48pp. - A survey of all England called the Domesday Book is completed.

- Henry II becomes king. This is the start of the Plantegenet line of rulers. - Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury, is put to death by Henry II. - King John is forced to sign the Magna Carta. The great kingdom of the Edos started as a small city-state on the River Benin.

Its early history, like that of Oyo, is not clear. But according to Chief Jacob Egharevbas's version narrated in his book 'short story of Benin', the kingdom in its earliest history ( A.D.) was ruled by a line of kings called Ogisos.

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. This is the origin of the title ‘Ogiso’ which carne to be the title of the earliest Benin Kings, before the advent of Oramniyan.” There were thirty—one of these kings who were styled Ogiso and their rule lasted for nearly years.

In his book titled A Short History of Benin, Chief (Dr.) Jacob.Thirty-one Ogisos in all ruled the kingdom of Benin between - AD, which is the earliest period so far accounted for in Benin history.

The Bini monarchy demonstrates strong affinity with ancient Egyptian gods and Pharaohs, with which it shares identical authority, grandeur and a great deal of reverence from their subjects.The book is all about the experiences of the author in Benin.

The book includes different types of essays, short stories and other content on all these things. The book represents the history of Benin and its unique art work. The proper classification of the book makes it one of the best books on Benin. Art of Benin.