Yoruba Mythology: Captivating Myths and Legends of the Yoruba and Other West African Peoples, Matt Clayton
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Yoruba Mythology: Captivating Myths and Legends of the Yoruba and Other West African Peoples

Author: Matt Clayton

Narrator: Michael Reaves

Unabridged: 3 hr 19 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Findaway Voices

Published: 01/25/2023

Genre: History - Africa - West

Synopsis

Do you like stories about kings and queens, spirits and monsters, or tricksters and villains?

If so, this book is for you. Containing delightful stories from the Yoruba and other West African peoples, this book presents tales of courage and cunning, virtue and vice, and fortunes found and lost. Some of these stories draw upon actual historical persons and events, while others are purely fictional, but each story has something to delight any reader.

Here are just a few of the stories you will find inside this book:

How Queen Moremi saved her people from their enemiesWhy King Oranyan’s staff still stands in its place todayHow Gassire gave up dreams of a kingdom to become a singer of talesHow a king wanted to know what it was like to be poor and found out the hard wayHow clever commoners outwitted the kings who wanted to kill themHow the Ashanti came to farm yamsHow a baby who was not yet ready to be born defeated the monster SasabonsamHow the wise and clever Kumba saved her village from a man-eating lionHow Kigbo the farmer learned the hard way that it is not wise to play around with spiritsAnd much, much more!               

Scroll up and click the “add to cart” button to enjoy each of these captivating West African stories!

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