The Genius of the Benin Kingdom

The Genius of the Benin Kingdom

by Sonya Newland
The Genius of the Benin Kingdom

The Genius of the Benin Kingdom

by Sonya Newland

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Overview

Which innovative ideas and inventions began in the Benin Kingdom in Africa? Find out how a collection of separate villages and communities grew into a strong, united kingdom and developed a network of successful trading relationships. Discover how their brilliant developments in town planning, language, art, and medicine still influence the way we live today.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778765943
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 07/31/2019
Series: The Genius of the Ancients
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.75(h) x (d)
Lexile: 980L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

The Benin Kingdom 4

Warrior Kings 6

The Power of the Oba 8

Social Hierarchy 10

Religion 12

Professional Soldiers 14

Design and Engineering 16

Trade 18

Farming 20

The Art of Benin 22

Craft Guilds 24

Benin Brass 26

Medicine 28

Glossary 30

Timeline 31

Index and Learning More 32

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