divine kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan

by E. E. Evans-Pritchard

Publisher: University Press in Cambridge [Eng.]

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  • Shilluk (African people) -- Kings and rulers

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Statementby E. E. Evans-Pritchard
SeriesThe Frazer lecture -- 1948, Frazer lecture -- 1948
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL15132038M

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  1. SOURCES OF HISTORY OF THE COLLO. History of the Collo has been preserved through oral tradition and songs. These were the two sources passed over from generation to generation. As the Collo came into contact with the outside world (that is, beyond their neighbours) in the nineteenth century, written material on the Collo came to the scene as another source of history. The topic of divine kingship should be viewed in a broader context of the use of religion to legitimize power in ancient states. The Achaemenid empire offers a new perspective for this line of research as there is a rich historical and iconographic documentation (for . Biography of Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard (). British anthropologist, born in Crowborough (Sussex) and died in Oxford. Born in the bosom of a family originally from Wales, and son of a pastor of the Church of England, he/she studied history at Oxford, and anthropology at the London School of Economics, in London. Cormack, Zoe () Borders are Galaxies: Interpreting Contestations over Local Administrative Boundaries in South Sudan. Graeber, David () The divine kingship of the Shilluk: On violence, utopia, and the human condition, or, elements for an archaeology of sovereignty. HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, 1 (1): 1–

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survey of theories of divine kingship and the place of the Shilluk in them. Then I almost verbatim, in the book’s third edition (SeligmanFrazerFraser –). The Divine Kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan The Divine Kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan Gol Nyikang halves hamlet Hofmayr Howell and Thomson identified investiture of King Khediv killed King Anei king-elect kingdom kingship in Shilluk ment Muomo and Tonga Nikawng Nilotic Sudan north and south OYLER P.

Howell. Get this from a library. The divine kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan. [E E Evans-Pritchard]. Since Frazer’s time, Shilluk kingship has been a flashpoint of anthropological debates about the nature of sovereignty, and while such debates are now considered irrelevant to current debates on the subject, they need not be.

This essay presents a detailed analysis of the history, myth, and ritual surrounding the Shilluk institution to propose a new set of distinctions: between “divine Cited by:   The divine kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan by E.

Evans-Pritchard,Cambridge University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: The divine kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan The Frazer Lecture, E. EVANS-PRITCHARD Introduction The central theme of The Golden Bough was the divine kingship, and it has seemed to me appropriate that a lecture established in its author’s honour and now dedicated to his memory should be on that subject.

The Shilluk Kingdom was located along the banks of the White Nile river in modern South capital and royal residence was in the town of ing to their folk history and neighboring accounts, the kingdom was founded during the mid-fifteenth century CE by Capital: Fashoda (from the late 17th century).

The Divine Kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan by E. Evans-Pritchard,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Shilluk (Collo) woman, South Sudan Language Shilluk people speak Shilluk language (or dhok-Chollo).

Shilluk belongs to the Luo branch of the Divine kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan book Nilotic subgroup of Nilo Saharan language family. • Relatively well-studied (e.g. WestermannGilleyMiller & Gilley ), but nonetheless tone and length are not yet well : Kwekudee.

KINGSHIP: KINGSHIP IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA Kingship is always ritualized to some extent. Since the beginning of the twentieth century scholars have sought unsuccessfully to define a particular type of cultic complex in Africa as "divine kingship." Many now prefer the looser term "sacred kingship." Two opposed arguments dominate this and other anthropological discussions of ritual.

Shilluk, Nilotic people living along the west bank of the Nile between Lake No and latitude 12° N in South speak an Eastern Sudanic language of the Nilo-Saharan language family. The Shilluk are sedentary agriculturists with strong pastoral interests (cattle, sheep, and goats).

Men hunt, herd, and milk the livestock; both sexes do agricultural work. Sudan (/ s uː ˈ d ɑː n /; Arabic: السودان ‎ as-Sūdān) officially the Republic of the Sudan (Arabic: جمهورية السودان ‎ Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), it is a country in Northeast Africa it is bordered by Egypt to the north, Libya to the northwest, Chad to the west, the Central African Republic to the southwest, South Sudan to the south, Ethiopia to the southeast Capital and largest city: Khartoum, 15°38′N.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. The divine kingship of the Shilluk: On violence, utopia, and the human condition, or, elements for an archaeology of sovereignty Since Frazer's time, Shilluk kingship has been a flashpoint of anthropological debates about the nature of sovereignty, and while such debates are now considered irrelevant to current debates on the subject, they need Cited by:   pages Includes bibliographical references Social anthropology: past and present (The Marett lecture, ) -- Religion and the anthropologists (The Aquinas lecture, ) -- Anthropology and history () -- The divine kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan (The Fraser lecture, ) -- Zande kings and princes () -- Heredity and gestation as the Azande see them () -- Zande Pages: Tragedy, Ritual and Power in Nilotic Regicide: The regicidal dramas of the Eastern Nilotes of Sudan in Comparative Perspective1 Simon Simonse Introduction Regicide as an aspect of early kingship is a central issue in the anthropological debate on the origin of the state and the symbolism of kingship.

By a historical coincidence the kingship ofFile Size: KB. The history of South Sudan comprises the history of the territory of present-day South Sudan and the peoples inhabiting the region. South Sudan seceded from the Republic of Sudan in Geographically, South Sudan is not part of the Sudan region at all (the Sahel), forming as it does part of Sub-Saharan modern terminology, it does, however, include parts of the East Sudanian.

Books shelved as sudan: What Is the What by Dave Eggers, Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih, A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story by. Mrs. Eva Meyerowitz's book, entitled The Akan of Ghana, is the third of a four-volume work on the Ashanti and their first to appear was The Sacred State of the Akan (), the second Akan Traditions of Origin (), and the fourth, not yet published, is to be entitled The Akan Divine Kingship and its Prototype in Ancient are the fruit of Mrs.

Meyerowitz's researches Cited by: This book provides a comprehensive analysis of Animism as a religion and a culture of the Nilotic peoples of the Upper River Nile in modern "Southern Sudan". It gives an account of how the animistic ritual performances of the divine chief-priests are strategies in conflict management and resolution.

For centuries, the Nilotic peoples have been resisting changes to new religious identities and. The Divine Kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan E E Evans-Pritchard Häftad. Political System of the Anuak of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan Sir Edward E Evans-Pritchard Inbunden.

Kinship and Marriage among the Nuer `This book is to be warmly recommended to all who are interested in the role of kinship in social integration.

The Divine Kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan. Cambridge: University Press, 39 p. GNS5 E8. Includes bibliography. This is the Frazer Lecture, delivered by Pritchard in E.E. Evans-Pritchard was instrumental in the development of social anthropology and spent many years doing fieldwork in Africa, including Sudan.

Full text of "Pagan Tribes Of The Nilotic Sudan" See other formats. Lecture, "The Divine Kingship of the Shilluk of the Nilotic Sudan" and "Zande Kings and Princes." The Frazer Lecture is a modern classic and says more significant things about divine kingship in 20 pages than Frazer ever did.

As the author points out, "it is the kingship and not the king who is divine" (p. 84). The kingship is the keystone   This book is a description of Luwo, a Western Nilotic language of South Sudan. Luwo is used by multilingual, dynamic communities of practice as one language among others that form individual and flexible repertoires.

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Cundall, “Sacral Kingship―The Old Testament Background,” Vox Evangelica 6 (): Sacral Kingship―The Old Testament Background* Arthur E. Cundall [p] The subject of Divine or Sacral Kingship has been a dominant one in Old Testament studies.

The Divine Kingship in Ghana and Ancient Egypt [Eva L. Meyerowitz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Divine Kingship in Ghana and Ancient EgyptAuthor: Eva L. Meyerowitz. Divine Kingship probably originated in the role of a traditional shaman who possessed special ability to commune with the supernatural on behalf of his people.

During the evolution of the Upper Egyptian tradition this position became more formalized and powerful, becoming transformed into divine kingship during the Naqada III (Gerzean) and.The divine kingship of the Shilluk: On violence, utopia, and the human condition, or, elements for an archaeology of sovereignty Article in HAU Journal of Ethnographic Theory 1(1) November Shilluk Kingdom: | | | Shilluk (Choll) Kingdom | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.