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City of Benin

Jacob Uwadiae Egharevba

City of Benin

by Jacob Uwadiae Egharevba

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Published by Periodicals Service Co .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11324038M
ISBN 100811530272
ISBN 109780811530279

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City of Benin by Jacob Uwadiae Egharevba Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Benin: The City Of Blood () Paperback – Septem by Reginald Bacon (Author), W. Overend (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Cited by: 4. The Guinness Book of Records ( edition) described the walls of Benin City and its surrounding kingdom as the world’s largest earthworks carried out prior to the mechanical era.

The Guinness Book of Records ( edition) described the walls of Benin City and its surrounding kingdom as “the world’s largest earthworks carried out prior to the mechanical era”.

It was one of the first cities to have City of Benin book semblance of street lighting with huge metal lamps, many feet high, built and placed around the city.

The descendants of Benin’s ruling dynasty still occupy the throne in Benin City (although the present-day oba has only an advisory role in government). Edo pendant mask Edo pendant mask of the queen mother (iyoba), ivory, from the court of Benin, Nigeria, 16th century; in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.

Benin is a country of Africa with a surface area ofkm² (density of inhab./km²). The population of Benin is 9, inhabitants in the last capital of Benin is the city of Porto-Novo which hasinhabitants.

The President of the Republic is Thomas Boni Yayi. BOOK CHEAP FLIGHTS TO BENIN CITY. Benin city is among the most popular and most visited cities in Nigeria.

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BENIN THE CITY OF BLOOD BY Commander R. BACON, R.N. INTELLIGENCE OFFICER TO THE EXPEDITION ILLUSTRATED BY W. OVEREND EDWARD ARNOLD LONDON NEW YORK 37 Bedford Street 70 Fifth Avenue PREFACE The reasons for writing the story of the Benin Expedition of are two in number.

The Guinness Book of World Records () describes the walls of Benin City as the world's second largest man-made structure after China's Great Wall, in terms of length, and the series of earthen ramparts as the most extensive earthwork in the world. Ouidah, town in southern Benin, western Africa.

It lies along the Gulf of Guinea. The town was the main port of the Kingdom of Abomey in the 18th and 19th centuries. Portuguese, French, Dutch, Danish, British, and Americans all vied for a share of the slave and palm-oil trade made available through.

Benin city was the capital of the kingdom of Benin (in present day Nigeria) which was founded in the 13 th century by the Edo people, and flourished between the 14 th and 17 th centuries. Its early name was Ubinu, which later was turned into Bini, and then Portuguese called it Benin.

The kingdom was ruled by an Oba or king, in a very well-structured hierarchy. "Took part in the landing and capture of Benin City in February " -Admirals of the British Navy () Admiral Sir Reginald Hugh Spencer Bacon ( –) was an officer in the Royal Navy noted for his technical abilities/5(3).

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Due to its age, /5(5). The major rail network into and out of Benin City is the Benin City-Agbor-Onitsha-Nnewi-Owerri-Aba rail line. The rail provides a cheaper but slower transport alternative into Benin City. This rail links Benin with several cities in neighbouring states. The. Book Description: This book explores the roles of contemporary urban shrines and their visual traditions in Benin City.

It focuses on the charismatic priests and priestesses who are possessed by a pantheon of deities, the communities of devotees, and the artists who make artifacts for their shrines.

Benin city - the eponymous "City of Blood" - was found littered with the bodies of executed bodies, including those of victims sacrificed in the closing stages Rob Home uses images from Conrad's Heart of Darkness to conjure the atmosphere and explain the thinking of those involved.5/5(1).

Benin City is the capital and largest city of Edo State in southern Nigeria. It is situated approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the Benin River and kilometres ( mi) by road east of City is the centre of Nigeria's rubber industry, and oil production is also a significant industry.

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