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Ritual aspects of the Mamprusi kingship

Susan Drucker Brown

Ritual aspects of the Mamprusi kingship

by Susan Drucker Brown

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Published by Afrika-Studiecentrum in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mamprusi (African people) -- Kings and rulers.,
  • Mamprusi (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [167]-170.

    StatementSusan Drucker Brown.
    SeriesAfrican social research documents ;, v. 8
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT510.42 .B76
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 172 p. :
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4943917M
    LC Control Number76371504

    ritual of pouring oil on the head of the king-to-be, perhaps at coronation. Egyptian and other texts suggest that this ritual expressed a superior‟s choice of an inferior for some special role. YHWH refers to the king as „my Messiah,‟ and „Messiah‟ becomes a title for the kings of David‟s g: Mamprusi. Mamprusi men removing the skin of a slaughtered sheep. By haunsinafrica Kingship. Mamprusi kingship is both a religious and a political institution. The king and royal ancestors are held responsible for the fertility of land and people. Respect for a village chief is a manifestation both of political allegiance and reverence for the kingship.

      Over the centuries, historic texts have recorded a large number of rituals – magical or religious – some of which have been preserved in modified forms, while others remain only in obscure, old books. This book is concerned with the creation and organization of the principal African kingdoms of which we have records. It traces the process of conquest and internal consolidation in specific cases, avoiding generalizations about universal processes such as class formation. It discusses the ritual surrounding kingship, arguing that it arises not from.

    61 7 See examples in Beattie, Bunyoro; Drucker-Brown, Ritual Aspects of the Mamprusi Kingship, ; Goody, Suc- cession to High Office, ; Ottino, Ancient Malagasy Dynastic Succession, ; on contested and circulating succession among descendants of a single ancestor, and combinations of matrilineal and patrilineal descent in. Ritual aspects of the Mamprusi kingship. Leiden: Afrika-Studiecentrum v OCLC ^ St John-Parsons, D ().


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Ritual aspects of the Mamprusi kingship. Leiden: Afrika-Studiecentrum, (OCoLC) Online version: Drucker-Brown, Susan. Ritual aspects of the Mamprusi kingship. Leiden: Afrika-Studiecentrum, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Ritual aspects of the Mamprusi kingship Author: Drucker-Brown, Susan ISNI: Awarding Body: University of Cambridge Current Institution: University of Cambridge Date of Award: Availability of Full Text: Full text unavailable from EThOS.

Myth, Ritual, and Kingship: Essays on the Theory and Practice of Kingship in the Ancient Near East and in Israel Hardcover – January 1, by edited Hooke, S. (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1).

This treatment of witches is a manifestation of the centralising process at work in the kingdom, and also exemplifies the division of ritual labour characteristic of the polity. Recent changes in the constitution of the witches' village have been accompanied by new Mamprusi conceptions of witchcraft, drawing on a long-standing belief in the power of women to subvert the social by: Drucker Brown, Susan () Ritual Aspects of the Mamprusi Kingship (Cambridge: African Studies Centre).

Google Scholar Drucker Brown, Susan (a) ‘The Authority of Cited by: 6. Kingship is at the heart of both ritual and politics and has major implications for the theory of social and cultural anthropology.

Yet, despite the contemporary fascination with royalty, anthropologists have sorely neglected the subject in recent book combines a strong theoretical argument with a wealth of ethnography from. Ritual Aspects of Mamprusi Kingship.

African Social Research Document 8. Cambridge: African Studies Center. Drucker-Brown, S. "Joking at Death: The Mamprusi Grandparent-Grandchild Joking Relationship. Man, n.s. Drucker-Brown, S. "Calendar and Ritual among the Mamprusi." Systèmes de pensée en Afrique Noire.

Vol. Ritual Aspects of the. Mamprusi. Kingship. African Studies Social Research Documents, Vol. Cambridge: African Studies Centre. Ghana Statistical Service, (). Ghana Population and Housing Census. Northern Region Analysis of District Data and Implications for Planning.

Accra: Ghana Statistical Service. IFAD. Mamprusi kingship is both a religious and a political institution. The king and royal ancestors are held responsible for the fertility of land and people. Respect for a village chief is a manifestation both of political allegiance and reverence for the kingship.

About the Book: This book deals with kingship in Orissa. However, it is concerned neither with the great kingdoms of central Orissa, nor with the little kingdoms lying on the coast or in the fertile river valleys of Orissa, but with jungle kingdoms lying in the remote hinterland of south Orissa.

The discussion is based on material collected by the author during extensive fieldwork and archival. Ritual aspects of Mamprusi kingship. Leiden / Cambridge: Afrika-Studiecentrum / African Studies Centre. Drucker Brown, Susan The structure of the Mamprusi kingdom and the cult of naam. in Henri Clässen / Peter Skalnik [eds.] The study of the state.

Paris: Mouton: Drucker Brown, Susan Joking at death: the Mamprusi. The king acquired and maintained his divinity through a series of rituals. The first such ritual the king participated in was his coronation, called in Egyptian khai, which means “to arise,” and was also used to describe the sun’s rising.

At this time, the five elements of the king’s formal titulary were announced: a Horus name, representing the king as the earthly embodiment of the sky god Horus; a “Two Ladies” Missing: Mamprusi.

(a) Outline four aspects of the life of the following traditional leaders: (i) Toha Zie [8 marks] SUGGESTED POINTS FOR YOUR ESSAY Define who a traditional leader is and give examples. • TohaZie means the red hunter • He is believed to have migrated from Tunga (east of Lake Chad) to Zamfara in northern Nigeria, through Mali.

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16 Mamprusi believe that the king is omniscient. Until the introduction of mass media, he did indeed have greater access to information than any other citizen of his kingdom for greeting a chief is the obligation of all Mamprusi, and greeting the king is an obligation of chiefs.

Royals who become chiefs also wish to become king. The King's Body offers a unique and up-to-date overview of a central theme in European history: the nature and meaning of the sacred rituals of kingship. Informed by the work of recent cultural anthropologists, Sergio Bertelli explores the cult of kingship, which pervaded the lives of hundreds of thousands of subjects, poor and rich, noble and g: Mamprusi.

Sacred kingship - Sacred kingship - Private ritual forms peculiar to kings and their families: The special status of the sacral king necessarily also influences his private life.

In order to keep the supernatural force dwelling within him, the king had to observe a number of regulations and taboos in the details of his daily life. To this belongs temporary separation—in some cases, the king Missing: Mamprusi. kingdom the Oba's (King's) power is less than in centuries past, but the ideas underlying kingship persist, through myth and ritual, as a general cognitive model.

Second in status only to the gods, the Oba of Benin remains a sacred overlord. Yet, while a great deal ofattention has been paid to the art of Benin, little has been given to its g: Mamprusi. This volume is the collaborative effort of several Egyptological scholars from the United States, Canada, Egypt, and England; each contribution is a comprehensive investigation of a specific aspect of kingship in ancient Egypt and represents a particular area of expertise of that author.

The first part of the book examines the nature of kingship and the role of the ruler.5/5(2). Sacred kingship, religious and political concept by which a ruler is seen as an incarnation, manifestation, mediator, or agent of the sacred or holy (the transcendent or supernatural realm).

The concept originated in prehistoric times, but it continues to exert a recognizable influence in the modern world. At one time, when religion was totally connected with the whole existence of the Missing: Mamprusi.

Hence it might be said that this book is an example of one of the elements in the much discussed and much abused 'ritual pattern', namely, the dying and rising god, for it is Myth and Ritual Redivivus. One significant change may be observed in this new series of essays: they now have an international character, for two eminent foreign scholars.A change in succession practices from ritual regicide to political assassination took place concomitant with the introduction of firearms, and this broke the sacrificial aspect of sacred kingship paving the way for a more predatory form of kingship while the sacred status of the king was g: Mamprusi.A Mission to Galele, King of Dahome, with notices of the so-called ‘amazons’, the grand customs, the yearly customs, the human sacrifices, Ritual Aspects of the Mamprusi Kingship.

African Social Research Documents 8, Leiden and Cambridge: African Studies Centre.