Table of contents for Yoruba myths / compiled and introduced by Ulli Beier ; illustrated by Georgina Beier.


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List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Notes on the contributors; Introduction; 1. The sun; 2. The moon; 3. Choosing a fate; 4. Orishanla; 5. The creation of land; 6. Obatala and Oduduwa; 7. Oranmiyan; 8. How Obatla lost the Calabash of good character; 9. Obatala the creator; 10. Obatala and Ojiya; 11. Obatala and the witches; 12. Oranmiyan and the foundation of Old Oyo; 13. Oranmiyan estyablishes dynasties in Benin and Oyo; 14. Shango; 15. Shango and his brothers; 16. Shango and the origina and tribal marks; 17. Shango and the usurper; 18. Shango and Oya (I); 19. Shango and Oya (II); 20. Obatala and Shango (II); 21. Obatala ans Shango (II); 22. Oya; 23. Ogun; 24. Ogun and the origin of circumcision; 25. Ogun confronts Oduduwa; 26. Ogun and the food-seller; 27. Erinle and Ogun; 28. Oluorogbo; 29. Sakpata; 30. Shonponna; 31. Yemenja; 32. Otin; 33. Orisha Oko; 34. Oro; 35. How Orunmila became an orisha (I); 36. How Orunmila became an orisha (II); 37. Orunmila and his wife; 38. Osanyin; 39. Eshu (I); 40. Eshu (II); 41. Eshu (III); Notes; Illustrations.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mythology, Yoruba.
Yoruba (African people) -- Folklore.
Tales -- Nigeria.