Essays Tagged: "Ife"

This essay is a comparison between creation myths from different cultures.

ow a close similarity in the creation of humans. In the African myth "The Creation of the Universe, Ife, and Human Beings," Obatala becomes lonely and decides to make humans for companionship. He star ... o drink. After drinking many bowls, he continues making humans. He then calls on Olorun to breathe life into them. After they are alive, he realizes that the ones he made when he was drunk are all dis ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Technopoly and In Vitro Fertilization Charlotte Robinson

e people are born into this world until the time they pass away, technology will be a part of human ife and it will be constantly changing. On the surface, Neil Postman's book Technopoly could be conc ... ir tools were largely invented to do two things: to solve specific and urgent problems of physical life, such as in the use of waterpower, windmills, and the heavy-wheeled plow: or to serve the symbol ...

(10 pages) 34 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Nigeria a brief history

es."The royal Bini mask of ivory, one of Nigeria's most recognized artifacts"The Yoruba kingdoms of Ife and Oyo in southwestern Nigeria became prominent in the 12th and 14th century respectively. Yoru ... igeria became prominent in the 12th and 14th century respectively. Yoruba mythology states that Ile-Ife is the source of the human race and that it pre-dates any other civilization. The oldest signs o ...

(14 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History