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Sixteen Cowries

William Bascom

Sixteen Cowries

Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World

by William Bascom

  • 70 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Religion: general,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Religious Anthropology,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Yoruba (African people),
  • Religion,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Ethnic & Tribal,
  • Divination,
  • Blacks,
  • Latin America,
  • Nigeria

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages800
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9569024M
    ISBN 100253352800
    ISBN 109780253352804

    Sixteen Cowries Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World William Bascom INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Bloomington and London ‘eee Nov 03 Contents Ba" ‘To the memory of Sako Copies by Waa Bascom oo my ep o nd nay fm ot e he reace “ od‘ pg an yee Sid Se eRe Remi a Pa One: Sixteen Cowes ‘Caper I, The Sytem of Beet 2 aya Cogs Cog in Pinon Daa Part Two: The Verses of Sixtoen 5/5(8). Bibliography Bibliography: p. Contents. Preface Part One: Sixteen Cowries; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. The Divination Verses; Chapter 3 The .

    : Dinlogun - Sixteen Cowries Divination System The Source () by Chief Kola Abiola and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at Format: Paperback. Sixteen cowries: Yoruba divination from Africa to the New World / William Bascom. Format Book Edition 1st Midland book ed. Published Bloomington: Indiana University Press, , c Description p.: ill. ; 23 cm. Portion of title Yoruba divination from Africa to the New World Notes.

    Ẹẹ́rìndínlógún (from the Yoruba owó mẹ́rìndínlógún "sixteen cowries", literally "four taken from 20") is a cowrie-shell divination method practiced in the Yoruba religion. The number 16 holds important significance in Yoruba mythology as it was the purported number of . William Bascom is the author of Sixteen Cowries ( avg rating, 29 ratings, 1 review, published ), African Folktales in the New World ( avg rat /5.


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I agree with the reviewers that this text is for those who have come to Sixteen Cowries with some prior, appropriate training. As an anthropological text, this is a masterful work. Sixteen Cowries book, don't come to this book without training from one's elders in Lukumi or Anthropology!Cited by: Sixteen Cowries book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. a landmark in research of African oral traditions. --African Arts/5. "Sixteen cowries" (erindinlógún, owó merindínlógún) is a form of divination employed by the Yoruba of Nigeria and by their descendants in the New World.

It is simpler than Ifa divination and is held in less esteem in Nigeria, but in the Americas it is more important than Ifa because it is more widely known and more frequently : Indiana University Press.

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North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Cited by: Table of Content PrefacePart One: Sixteen CowriesChapter 1. IntroductionChapter 2.

The Divination VersesChapter 3 The System of BeliefPart Two: The Verses of Sixteen CowriesChapter 4 Eji Ogbe 8 cowriesChapter 5 Ofun 10 cowriesChapter 6 Osa 9 cowriesChapter 7 Okanran 1 cowreyChapter 8 Eji Oko 2.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16). “Sixteen cowries” (ɇrindinlógún, owó mɇrindinlógún) is a form of divination employed by the Yoruba of Nigeria and by their descendants in the New World.

It is simpler than Ifa divination and is held in less esteem in Nigeria, but in the Americas it is more important than Ifa because it is more widely known and more frequently employed. sixteen cowries Download sixteen cowries or read online here in PDF or EPUB.

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This site is like a library, you could find million book here. Browse more videos. Playing next. Cowrie Shell divination. Contents Articles Ifá 1 Merindinlogun 7 References Article Sources and Contributors 8 Where I is an odd count or a "heads" result, and II is an even count or a "tails" result, the sixteen basic patterns and their Yoruba names are set forth in the sidebar (please note this is only one way of ordering them, this File Size: KB.

Divination with sixteen cowries is related in mythology, perhaps historically, and certainly morphologically, to Ifa divination.

For a full understanding of what is reported here, readers should consult Ifa Divination: Communication Between Gods and Men in West Africa (Bascom ), and the references to this work are made to enable them to find the relevant passages more readily.

This book was a waste of my money and brain cells, I don't know why Africans over complicate these paths, if you don't want to reveal things to certain people fine, but to write these complicated books which amounts to pure frustration, why should people have to break out their crouching tiger hidden dragon, 36 chambers of shaolin and macgver skills to try and decode what is /5(20).

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Book Description Indiana University Press 5/22/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Sixteen Cowries: Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World. Book. Seller Inventory # /5(29). Book is in typical used-Good Condition.

Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc). Will be a good Reading copy. SIXTEEN COWRIES: YORUBA DIVINATION FROM AFRICA TO NEW WORLD By William Russell Bascom 5/5(1).

Sixteen cowries: Yoruba divination from Africa to the New World. The Verses of Sixteen Cowries Chapter 4 Eji Ogbe 8 cowries Chapter 5 Ofun 10 cowries Chapter 6 Osa 9 cowries Chapter 7 Okanran 1 cowrey Chapter 8 Eji Oko 2 cowries Chapter 9 Irosun 4 cowries Chapter 10 Ose 5 cowries Chapter 11 Ogunda 3 cowries Chapter 12 Obara 6 cowries.

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