History 4195-November 7

History 4195-November 7 - November 7 2007 The Kingdom of...

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November 7, 2007 The Kingdom of Oyo (Yoruba) one of several peoples settled by Nigerian people constitutes one of the largest ethnic groups in West Africa a nation Ile Ife as cradle of civilization Yoruba believed life began at Ile-Ife their origin, where life started cradle of life spiritual and came together to create life God created the earth Ile Ife is sacred ground, even today (today also local of premiere university) where gods descended to earth and established will of Olodumare (olorun) God first humans belief in one supreme being Emergence of monarchical institution centralized kingdom emerged and centralized states by conquest mainly by Oduduwa (Odua): ability to create a state by conquest and unification established a number of Yoruba kingdoms Factors for rise of Oyo established by Prince Oranmyan given his blessing in area when was emergence, unknown between 10 th and 14 th emerge into provenance archeologist who first dig, controversy, what they found was mesmerizing and
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