The Resource Ifa divination : communication between gods and men in West Africa, William Bascom

Ifa divination : communication between gods and men in West Africa, William Bascom

Label
Ifa divination : communication between gods and men in West Africa
Title
Ifa divination
Title remainder
communication between gods and men in West Africa
Statement of responsibility
William Bascom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
""The sacred texts of Ifa, repository of the accumulated wisdom of countless generations of Yoruba people, are an invaluable source not only for all students of African oral literature and Yoruba civilization, but also for future generations interested in the continuing vitality of Ifa divination and a Yoruba way of life and thought."" -Henry DrewalThis landmark study of Ifa, the most important and elaborate system of divination of the Yoruba people of Nigeria, remains a monumental contribution to scholarship in anthropology, folklore, religion, philosophy, linguistics, and African a
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1912-1981
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Bascom, William Russell
Dewey number
  • 133.3
  • 133.333
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BF1779.I4
LC item number
B3 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Geomancy
  • Ifa (Religion)
  • Yoruba (African people)
Label
Ifa divination : communication between gods and men in West Africa, William Bascom
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The verses of Ifa [Yoruba text with English translation]": p. 140-563
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; PART ONE: IFA DIVINATION; Chapter I Introduction; Chapter II Previous Studies; Chapter III The Apparatus of Ifa Divination and the Preliminary Invocations; Chapter IV The Figures of Ifa; Chapter V Specific Alternatives: Ibo and Adimu; Chapter VI The Sacrifices and Medicines; Chapter VII The Predictions; Chapter VIII Professional Ethics; Chapter IX The Diviners; Chapter X The King's Diviners; Chapter XI The System of Belief; Chapter XII The Divination Verses; PART TWO: THE VERSES OF IFA; Ogbe Meji (1-12); Ogbe - (O)yęku (1-3); Ogbe - (I)wori (1-4)
  • Ogbe- (E)di (1-4)Ogbe- (O)bara (1-4); Ogbe- (O)kanran (1-6); Ogbe- (I)rosun (1-5); Ogbe- (O)gunda (1-3); Ogbe - (I)ka (1-3); Qyęku Ogbe (1-4); Qyęku Meji (1-12); Qyęku- (I)wori (1-3); Qyęku- (E)di (1-3); Qyęku- (Q)wonrin (1); Iwori Ogbe (1-6); Iwori- (O)yęku (1-2); Iwori Meji (1-7); Iwori Ofun (1); Edi Meji (1-5); Edi - (O)kanran (1-8); Edi- (I)rosun (1-2); Okanran Meji (1-3); Irosun Obara (1); Irosun Meji (1-2); Irosun Oşę (1-2); Qwonrin Meji (1-2); Owonrin - (I)rętę (1); Ogunda- (I)wori (1); Ogunda Meji (1-2); Qsa- (O)gunda (1); Qsa Meji (1); Irętę Okanran (1); Irętę - (I)rosun (1)
  • Irętę - (O)wonrin (1)Irete- Osa (1-3); Irętę - (O)şę (1-2); Otura- (O)bara (1-4); Otura Irosun (1-4); Oturupon- (O)tura (1); Ika Meji (1-3); Oşę Ogbe (1-4); Oşę - (O)tura (1); Oşę Meji (1-2); Ofun Ogbe (1-4); Ofun (I)wori (1-4); Ofun- (E)di (1-2); Ofun - (O)bara (1-4); Ofun- (O)kanran (1-4); Ofun- (I)rosun (1-5); Ofun- (O)wonrin (1-4); Ofun- (O)gunda (1-6); Ofun- (O)sa (1-3); Ofun- (O)şę (1-4); Ofun Meji (1-6); Parodies (1-4); References Cited
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Midland edition.
Extent
1 online resource (604 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282079557
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366541150
  • (EBL)613415
  • (SSID)ssj0000176271
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11165762
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000176271
  • (PQKBWorkID)10204593
  • (PQKB)10300954
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC613415
  • (OCoLC)44958041
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse16833
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366541150
Label
Ifa divination : communication between gods and men in West Africa, William Bascom
Publication
Note
"The verses of Ifa [Yoruba text with English translation]": p. 140-563
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; PART ONE: IFA DIVINATION; Chapter I Introduction; Chapter II Previous Studies; Chapter III The Apparatus of Ifa Divination and the Preliminary Invocations; Chapter IV The Figures of Ifa; Chapter V Specific Alternatives: Ibo and Adimu; Chapter VI The Sacrifices and Medicines; Chapter VII The Predictions; Chapter VIII Professional Ethics; Chapter IX The Diviners; Chapter X The King's Diviners; Chapter XI The System of Belief; Chapter XII The Divination Verses; PART TWO: THE VERSES OF IFA; Ogbe Meji (1-12); Ogbe - (O)yęku (1-3); Ogbe - (I)wori (1-4)
  • Ogbe- (E)di (1-4)Ogbe- (O)bara (1-4); Ogbe- (O)kanran (1-6); Ogbe- (I)rosun (1-5); Ogbe- (O)gunda (1-3); Ogbe - (I)ka (1-3); Qyęku Ogbe (1-4); Qyęku Meji (1-12); Qyęku- (I)wori (1-3); Qyęku- (E)di (1-3); Qyęku- (Q)wonrin (1); Iwori Ogbe (1-6); Iwori- (O)yęku (1-2); Iwori Meji (1-7); Iwori Ofun (1); Edi Meji (1-5); Edi - (O)kanran (1-8); Edi- (I)rosun (1-2); Okanran Meji (1-3); Irosun Obara (1); Irosun Meji (1-2); Irosun Oşę (1-2); Qwonrin Meji (1-2); Owonrin - (I)rętę (1); Ogunda- (I)wori (1); Ogunda Meji (1-2); Qsa- (O)gunda (1); Qsa Meji (1); Irętę Okanran (1); Irętę - (I)rosun (1)
  • Irętę - (O)wonrin (1)Irete- Osa (1-3); Irętę - (O)şę (1-2); Otura- (O)bara (1-4); Otura Irosun (1-4); Oturupon- (O)tura (1); Ika Meji (1-3); Oşę Ogbe (1-4); Oşę - (O)tura (1); Oşę Meji (1-2); Ofun Ogbe (1-4); Ofun (I)wori (1-4); Ofun- (E)di (1-2); Ofun - (O)bara (1-4); Ofun- (O)kanran (1-4); Ofun- (I)rosun (1-5); Ofun- (O)wonrin (1-4); Ofun- (O)gunda (1-6); Ofun- (O)sa (1-3); Ofun- (O)şę (1-4); Ofun Meji (1-6); Parodies (1-4); References Cited
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Midland edition.
Extent
1 online resource (604 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282079557
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366541150
  • (EBL)613415
  • (SSID)ssj0000176271
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11165762
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000176271
  • (PQKBWorkID)10204593
  • (PQKB)10300954
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC613415
  • (OCoLC)44958041
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse16833
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366541150

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