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Ife, the holy city of the Yoruba

Janet L. Stanley

Ife, the holy city of the Yoruba

an annotated bibliography

by Janet L. Stanley

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Published by University of Ife Press in [Ile-Ife, Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ife (Nigeria)
    • Subjects:
    • Yoruba (African people) -- Bibliography.,
    • Ife (Nigeria) -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Janet Stanley and Richard Olaniyan ; with contributions from Depo Adenle.
      ContributionsOlaniyan, Richard., Adenle, Depo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ3597 .S72 1982, DT515.9.I34 .S72 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 228 p. ;
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2623881M
      ISBN 109781360542
      LC Control Number85191810
      OCLC/WorldCa12752073

        Yoruba copper mask, circa The ancient city of Ile-Ife is located in southwest Nigeria, in modern Osun State. Ile-Ife was the spiritual and political homeland of the medieval Yoruba people. It started as a small village in the 4th century, and it rapidly grew during the 8th century. The holy book for Christianity religion is the bible. The holy book for Islam religion is Quran Quran may be spelled Qura'n, Quraan, Kuran, Kura'n, Kuraan, Koran, Kora'n, or Koraan. -ELO-.

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Ife, the holy city of the Yoruba by Janet L. Stanley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ife, the Holy City of the Yoruba book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. On par with Jerusalem, Mecca, or Rome, Ile-Ife, situated in south-western Nigeria, is one of the world’s principal sacred cities. For the Yoruba, the city is located at the epicenter of not only Yorubaland but of the entire world, of not only all that has existed and all.

IFE, THE HOLY CITY OF THE YORUBA, AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY by Stanley, Janet and Richard Olaniyan with Contributions from Depo Adenle.

Nigeria: University of Ife Press, pages. Silver lettering on the spine. Dust jacket is protected in Brodart, has wear to the corners, one closed tear on the lower spine. A very good copy of this book, inscribed on the free endpaper "From The.

“The text, The Book of Ife in Ifa Divination, was drawn from the religion’s oral tradition and first published in the s. The original text and its copies were kept from the public until the present day The text is a compilation of Yoruba and Afro-Cuban history, culture and philosophy.

It was written in Yoruba and Spanish.”. The Holy Odu is a collection of Odus from the Ifa Literary Corpus. These sacred teachings have been passed down orally for thousands of years only to be first written about in the 20th s: offshoot of the main Yoruba stock, and the Oba of Benin and his immediate nobility can trace their descent from Ile-Ife, the Yoruba Holy City.

Younger members of the Benin ruling house carried * Yoruba' influenc e eastwards across the Niger as far as Onitsha and into the Creeks, notably to Nembe in the Brass District. 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.

The King (Ooni) The Oòni (or king) of Ife claims direct descent from Oduduwa, and is counted first among the Yoruba kings.

He is traditionally considered the st deity (òrìshà), the only one that. The name of the holy Islamic Book is the Qur'an and the most holy city is Makka Mukarma, the holiest place being Ka'aba. Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stanley, Janet L.

Ife, the holy city of the Yoruba. [Ile-Ife, Nigeria]: University of Ife Press. According to Fashogbon () recounting the oral historical handout of the ancient Yoruba town of Ile-Ife submits that “it is the first creation in this world”.

Ile-Ife is the holy city, the home of divinities and mysterious spirits, the source of all oceans and the gateway to heaven. Yoruba: God of wisdom, knowledge and divining Yoruba God name "Ifa" Yoruba / western Nigeria, West Africa: God of wisdom.

An oracular deity who, according to tradition, lives in a sanctuary in the holy city of Ile Ife but who is called on by the tutelary god, OLDUMARE, for advice.

He is the father of eight children, all of whom became paramount. Ile-Ife's inhabitants have conferred numerous sacred Yoruba names on their city. It has been called Ife Oodaye, "The Expansive Space Where the World Was Created," referring to the cosmogonic myth asserting that ritual creation occurred in this very place, and as Ibi Oju Ti Mo Wa (Where the Day Dawns).

In Yoruba creation myth, Ile-Ife is conceived of as the place where the sun rises and sets. Those are just a few of the components of Yoruba culture, the genesis of which is the holy city of Ile-Ife, Nigeria. They serve to remind the Yoruba of a past that has survived through oral tradition.

From that foundation have Yoruba philosophy, religion, and literature developed, all of which blend ancient truths and divine moralities with reason. The Mecca story is Yoruba Muslim propaganda propagated by Ilorin based Muslims who rebelled from the old Oyo Empire with Afonja’s assistance.

The Yoruba identity is a product of miscegenation between old Ife, Nupes and Baribas, with ancient Ife’s. 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. Ife (pronounced ee-feh) is today regarded as the spiritual heartland of the Yoruba people living in Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and their many descendants around the world. It is rightly regarded as the birthplace of some of the highest achievements of African art and culture, combining technical accomplishment with strong aesthetic appeal.

Religion STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. emmaframos. Test one. At which sacred Yoruba city did Orisha-nla begin creation.

Ife. The Yoruba chief deity of the sky is. The Jain holy death achieved by fasting is. sallekhana. By Femi Fani-Kayode. In his 2, page book entitled, ‘’Ile-Ife-The Source of Yoruba Civilisation’’, Prince Adelegan Adegbola wrote the following about the Yoruba people: “The Yoruba.

The Religion & Beliefs of the yoruba people (source: professor Bolaji Idowu Ph.D.) ILE-IFE "Our Ancestral Home"- The first of the creation here below; the original home of all things; the place from which the day dawns; the enchanted, holy city; the home of divinities and mysterious spirits.

That was the multifarious picture of Ile-Ife which use to form part of our childhood knowledge. Now for the first time is a 'Full Colour' book which Uncovers, the ancient History and Origins of the Yoruba tribe of South-Western Nigeria.

'The Yoruba' traces the. Ife is an ancient city of the Yoruba located in the south-western part of modern day Nigeria. Based on the archaeological evidence, the urbanization of the .the attention of the scholarly world to the ancient Ife (terra- cotta) art.

When he made his visit to Ilk-Ife the sacred city of the Yoruba people inhe informed the German press of his discovery of traces of a Greek colony on the Atlantic coast of Africa. The Ife arts were of such superb quality, that Frobenius thought.