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The divine kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan

E. E. Evans-Pritchard

The divine kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shilluk (African people) -- Kings and rulers.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Fraser lecture -- 1948., Fraser lecture -- 1948., HRAF -- 1.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16811857M

    After this the king and the priest were never to meet again. Therefore he was able to control rain and wind. There were yearly rituals to renew his sacred forces. Translated by H.

    All books and manuscripts are guaranteed to be authentic and as described and they may be returned within 30 days of receipt for a full refund. Throughout his life defended the appropriateness of adding to data collected by the anthropologist in the field, who could find out from the rigorous study of historical documentation, and, in fact, some of his works are essentially historical. Drury, Shadia. This might indicate his being a mythical personality. The royal blood should not be spilled; rebellious princes that had to be executed were either burned or hungered till death Roscoe 99,; Kaggwa

    The descriptions are limited to traditional black Africa. Here the kabaka underwent the inauguration with his sister, the lubuga, where he, after receiving ritual goods, was formally addressed as king of Buganda. The Shilluk focus on a figure who lived so long ago his life is shrouded in myth: King Nyikang. Jungwirthhowever, doubts this statement, for there were several sons with more or less similar claims, and the palace chief presented the son who, in his eyes, was the most capable or who had offered him the greatest advantages. However, Nyikang took the stick and used it to plant crops.


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The divine kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan by E. E. Evans-Pritchard Download PDF Ebook

Evans-Pritchard London, In contacts with the king the greatest respect was shown; even the highest lord talked to him in a kneeling position, and all prostrated themselves with great respect when he covered himself to drink Ibid.

The kabaka underwent these rituals together with the lubuga, a sister half-sister? The king of The divine kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan book Kuba influenced the fertility of the earth because of his power over the earth spirits. Graz: Drava.

We thus must look for a more satisfying approach. Visitors were to wait upon her and give her presents Speke Ancient Mystery Cults. Translated by Alan Sheridan. In former times, it seems, the king judged to die was enclosed in a hut with a girl, and left for dying of hunger, which often took quite a time.

He based himself on data from the king list which counts twenty-seven kings reproduced in Cornevin — Public Administration, 83, — The king was the master of the national nkira, Nkwe Mbali, and because of that he was king.

Sabin Serious succession strife also did occur. In a number of prescriptions the sacred aspect of the ruler was emphasized: he must not touch the earth with bare hands or feet; people was forbidden to touch the king; the royal blood should not be shed; he should be healthy and well-formed; hair and nail clippings were carefully collected; the king was supposed not to eat, or sleep; his drinking was carefully hidden behind a cloth; when the king died a ritual anarchy took place, during which many people were murdered and houses destroyed Norris ff.

Anthropological Linguistics 25 2 : The two most important persons after the king were the queen-mother, and his royal sister, the kalyota. The other scholar mentioned, Jean-Claude Muller, also bases his theory on the transgressions committed by the king during his inauguration.

The idea of "Sudanese" nationalism goes back to the s and s, when it was popularised by young intellectuals. It goes without saying that numerous types of protection of the sacred person were found.

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There was amongst others a mock fight between the effigy of Nyikang and the king-elect. The journey is part of a spiritual renewal for the Shilluk, as well as a renewal of political unity which reaffirms the social order. In a lengthy reaction Mohammed Riad states that in a number of cases a reth actually was killed ritually.

Part of the daily rituals was the drinking of the beer by the The divine kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan book and the priests.

One may speak here of incest. This first king is said to have been Shyaam, to whom many innovations are ascribed; he is a kind of culture hero. A belief in the interference of the gods developed soon, and the most fortunate families were supposed to be more favored by the supernatural forces than others.

In former times in slaves, later in ivory. Vladivostok: Dal'nauka. These goods were also used to reward friends, followers and their children.

It will be possible now to look into the connection between the influence of the king on fertility, the transgressions during his inauguration, and the killing of the king. This led to a beginning stratification, later developing into clans and chiefdoms.Egypt and Negro Africa: A Study in Divine Kingship Charles Kibibi killed king-elect king's kwor muon land Lotuko lute man-god Meek miles milk Mugabe Nankere Natrun Negro Africa Nigeria Nile Valley Nilotic Nilotic Sudan Nuer Onede Pabir perhaps pilgrims pre-camel present priest priest-king Professor Moret proto-dynastic A Study in Divine.

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The divine kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan

THE DIVINE KINGSHIP OF THE SHILLUK OF THE NILOTIC SUDAN by E. E. Evans-Pritchard. THE DIVINE KINGSHIP OF THE SHILLUK OF THE NILOTIC SUDAN by E. E. Evans-Pritchard (pp. ).May 18,  · The pdf kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan by E.

E. Evans-Pritchard,Cambridge University Press edition, in EnglishAuthor: E. E. Evans-Pritchard.In Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote his famous Remarks on Frazer's "Golden Bough," published posthumously in At that time, anthropology and download pdf were in close contact - continental thinkers drew heavily on anthropology's theoretical terms, like mana, taboo, and potlatch, in order to help them explore the limits of human belief and imagination.

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