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Yoruba palaces

Gabriel Jimoh Afolabi Ojo

Yoruba palaces

a study of Afins of Yorubaland.

by Gabriel Jimoh Afolabi Ojo

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Published by University of London P .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination112p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21006308M

Award-winning Yoruba-English Bilingual Children's Books, Audio Books and Dual Language Picture Books are a great resource for teaching and learning Yoruba and English as a Second Language. Collection includes Yoruba folktales, fables, multicultural stories, myths, legends, board books, and a beautifully illustrated Yoruba picture dictionary available with Audio . , Yoruba palaces: a study of Afins of Yorubaland [by] G. J. Afolabi Ojo University of London P London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Traditional art and architecture of Yoruba Medieval Yoruba settlements were surrounded with massive mud walls. Yoruba buildings had similar plans to the Ashanti shrines, but with verandahs around the court. The wall materials comprised puddled mud and palm oil while roofing materials ranged from thatches to aluminium and corrugated iron sheets. These door panels and lintel are from the palace of the Ogoga (king) of Ikere in Nigeria. They depict the arrival of a British administrator in the Ogoga’s palace around – They were carved by the celebrated Yoruba artist, Olowe of Ise, who was known for his elaborate architectural sculptures such as doors and house posts as marks of status for the local royal .

  The other Yoruba Oba viewed the announcement of his journey with such great alarm and seriousness that they decided to vacate their palaces and stay outside their city for the duration of his.   Yoruba people are one of the largest ethnic groups in West Africa, primarily living in Nigeria. Their traditions have developed and matured for thousands of years, leaving a rich cultural history in From naming ceremonies to religious beliefs, here are 10 things you didn't know about Yoruba culture.


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Yoruba palaces by Gabriel Jimoh Afolabi Ojo Download PDF EPUB FB2

It's wonderful record of Yoruba culture. Unfortunately, the architecture and culture of the palaces are being destroyed by "modernization". The most obvious of all the destruction is the destruction of the awe-inspiring forests that used to surround Yoruba Oba's palaces, right in the middle of the town.5/5(1).

OCLC Number: Description: pages plates, maps, plans, tables 21 cm: Contents: I. Introduction Types of Afin The size of Afins The location and site of Afins The layout and structure of Afins The general architectural styles of afins The builders of Afins The occupants of Afins The religious significance of Afins Books shelved as yoruba: The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts by Baba Ifa Karade, Olodumare: God in Yoruba Belief by E.

Bolaji Idowu, Tales of Yorub. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ojo, G.J. Afolabi. Yoruba palaces. [London] University of London Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Yoruba Palaces: A Study of Afins of Yorubaland.

Afolabi Ojo. University of London Press, - Palaces - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. servants serve shown side stayed structure surrounding temples town traditional Ugha usually veranda wall western whole wives worship yard.

Yoruba palaces book Books shelved as yoruba-religion: Voodoo, Hoodoo and Slave Magic by Stephen Ashley, City of Gods: Ilé-Ifè in Time, Space, and the Imagination by Jaco. Screenshot from “Yoruba Palace Gardens” by J B Falade showing a layout of the Ooni’s palace from and a sculpture garden.

Yoruba kings were restricted to their palaces outside ceremonial occassions and could not be seen by the general public on any normal day. So the wide expanse of land within the palace walls provided kings with. Get print book. No eBook available.

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Yoruba, one of the three largest ethnic groups of Nigeria, concentrated in the southwestern part of that country. Much smaller, scattered groups live in Benin and northern Togo. The Yoruba numbered more than 20 million at the turn of the 21st century.

They speak a language of the Benue-Congo branch. The Yoruba, London, United Kingdom. 24K likes. DISCOVER, EXPLORE Yoruba art,language, religion, culture, history, latest news & photos. LEARN CONVERSATIONAL YORUBA Followers: 26K.

Yoruba Architecture includes palaces, walls, compounds, and organizational layout. The most basic Yoruba compounds were just two rooms, the main living area for cooking and the room for sleeping. Others were four compounds tied together around a central courtyard.

Each compound had a veranda around the courtyard. About The Book Sculptural woodcarving remains the main traditional art form among the Yoruba, one of the largest ethnic groups primarily living in Western Nigeria. Other art forms include beading, braiding, tattooing, clay and ceramic work, bronze casting, textiles (spurning, weaving and dyeing, etc.,) and metalwork.

This Software is the digital version of Iwe Orin Ijo Onitebomi ti Nigeria. It is developed with the aim of reaching out for Christ and bringing back the glory and beauty of Hymns to our generation. Features > Song 1 - > Search for Songs > Fully Customizable Song Screen > Filterable Song Verses for Songs and Selected Choruses (e.g Sing Verses 1, 2 and 4 of Song 87) > Display /5().

The book includes a companion website with audio clips of the Yoruba language, helping the reader better grasp the integral connection between art and language in Yoruba culture. Reviews 'Yoruba Art and Language: Seeking the African in African Art provides a seminal and authoritative work pertaining to Yoruba art and languages of by: Oct 8, - Explore acsetup's board "YORUBA PALACE ARCHITECTURE" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Architecture, Palace and Vernacular architecture pins. The traditional Yoruba city has proved a refractory concept in the otherwise ordered universe of urban enquiry. Most students of Yoruba culture have felt obliged to treat the permanent and compact aggregations of population which were, and are, characteristic of south-western Nigeria as urban forms while yet recognizing that they differ in important respects both.

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.

It is said the Yoruba people believe that their civilization began at Ile. Its subtitle “El Yoruba que se habla en Cuba” gave me the idea of comparing it to Lydia Cabrera's book "Anagó", which has the same subtitle. So I found out it's an illegal copy. Finally today you can find it even on Facebook, but entitled ”Yorubá-Español” dictionary.

Yoruba palaces are usually built with thicker walls, are dedicated to the gods and play significant spiritual roles. Yoruba art is also manifested in shrines and masking traditions.

[78] The shrines dedicated to these gods are adorned with carvings and house and array of altar figures and other ritual paraphernalia.

Dictionary of the Yoruba language. Topics Yoruba language Collection opensource Language English. online book Addeddate Identifier DictionaryOfTheYorubaLanguage Identifier-ark ark://t5bc58s31 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews. Another influential leader of African-American orisha-worship is John Mason, the leader of the Brooklyn-based Yoruba Theological Archministry and author of nearly a dozen historical and theological texts, a song book that translates previously untranslated ritual songs (Orin Orişa: Songs for Selected Heads []), and, along with John Henry.The University of African Art Press Electronic Book Media.

Africa eBooks TUAAPEB Electronic design by Ade Kukoyi. YORUBA CULTURAL STUDIES EDITED BYEDITED BY M0Y0 OKEDIJI M0Y0 OKEDIJI (this volume is under construc-tion) ©The University of African Art Press, Denver, Co; Ile-Ife.

Size: KB.Dr Ojo's short survey of Yoruba palaces, which probably developed as a by-product of his larger book, will therefore be much the more important of the two to readers of this journal. It is a pioneering work which opens up a field of potentially great significance.

It is confined to afins properly so-called, the state.