Map Of The Yoruba Cultural Area, Showing Some Settlements

Pre-colonial government of Yoruba society Map of the Yoruba cultural area, showing some settlements Government Oyo Empire and surrounding states Monarchies were a common form of government in Yorubaland, but they were not the only approach to government and social organization. The numerous Ijebu city-states to the west of Oyo and the Ẹgba communities, found […]

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Some Yoruba Cities Of The Middle Ages

As of the 7th century BCE the African peoples who lived in Yorubaland were not initially known as the Yoruba, although they shared a common ethnicity and language group. By the 8th century, a powerful Yoruba kingdom already existed in Ile-Ife, one of the earliest in Africa. The historical Yoruba develop in situ, out of […]

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Some Yoruba cities of the Middle Ages 7th Century

As of the 7th century BCE the African peoples who lived in Yorubaland were not initially known as the Yoruba, although they shared a common ethnicity and language group. By the 8th century, a powerful Yoruba kingdom already existed in Ile-Ife, one of the earliest in Africa. The historical Yoruba develop in situ, out of […]

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