Oduduwa - Ile Ife - The Relationship Between Benin kingdom and The Yorubas Benin Dynasties

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1225   2 years ago
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1225   2 years ago
Oduduwa was a Yoruba divine king. According to tradition he was the holder of the title of the Ooni of Ile-Ife, the Yoruba holy city. He was not only the first ruler of a unified Ife, but also the progenitor of various independent royal dynasties in Yorubaland and ancestor of their numerous crowned kings. ... Sopasan was the first to leave Ile-Ife with his mother and crown the Kingdom of Benin was a kingdom in West Africa in what is now southern Nigeria. It is not to be confused with Benin, the modern-day nation-state. ... His descendants now rule in Ile Ife, Oyo and Benin. ... that the walls of Benin may have been constructed between the thirteenth and mid-fifteenth ... Nigerian royal dynasty.
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