Conversations with Ogotemmêli. An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas. Marcel Griaule Introduction by Germaine Dieterlen. Publication Date – November . Conversations with Ogotemmeli by Marcel Griaule, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Conversations with Ogotemmêli: an introduction to Dogon religious ideas. Front Cover. Marcel Griaule. Published for the International African Institute by the.

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Apr 10, Lyndsey Wolfe added conversatiobs. Una dele pietre miliari dell’antropologia. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Fascinating description of the culture and symbol systems of the Dogon of Mali.

The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. The book is written up from a series of conversations with a Dogon elder.

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Conversations with Ogotemmêli

Read and forget, read and remember, a self beyond the self you will die with. For all who study astronomy this book is for you Remember me on this computer.

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Common terms and phrases African altar animals anthill anvil arms Bambara baobab bellows Binu blood body calabash celestial granary circumcision clitoris colour copper courtyard cowries cubits cult dance dead death Digitaria Dogon Dogon language door conversatjons drum ears earth eight ancestors European facade female fibres fingers fire fonio force four hammer hand head heaven Hogon human impure iron jackal Koguem L6be life-force liver living Lower Ogol male man’s Marcel Griaule masks master of Convsrsations millet Nazarene objects Ogotemmeli Ogotemmeli’s organ pair pediment Phrygian cap prepuce priest primal field recalled represented ritual rock round sacrifice sanctuary Sanga scorpion scree seeds serpent seventh ancestor seventh Nummo sex organ sexual xonversations skin smith soul square stairway stones conveesations things Third Word thread tion took twins Upper Ogol village wall warp Water Spirit weaving woman womb ogotemmelo world-system.


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Sebbene sia un testo di antropologia bello e buono, a leggerlo appare a volte come un romanzo fantasy. Duane Celine rated it liked it Apr 27, Nevertheless it is an introduction to more serious Dogon thought as found in ‘The Pale Fox’ by the same author.

From seemingly simple beginnings, a complex system of thought and classification is gradually built up. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. This work is a good introduction to their religious thought and ideas. Convversations truth will twist your ears retortwise into gleaming mind-walls older than the tales your grandma sang. The old blind man, Ogotemmeli, tells the Dogon creation myth and how that myth influences basket-making, granary and house design, field cultivation, making pottery, smithing, weaving and drumming.


Account Options Sign in. Katie rated it really liked it May 06, Originally published in as Dieu d’Eau, this near-classic offers a unique and first-hand account of the comversations, religion, and philosophy of the Dogon. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. I was assigned this book inat U. Would you also like to submit a review for this item?

Ryan rated it it was amazing Mar 09, Sep 05, Nikki rated it liked it Shelves: But I don’t mean to denigrate the anthropological depth of this work either, which it clearly has a ton of outside of fun tinfoil hat speculation. You may send this item to up to five recipients. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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Conversations with Ogotemmêli: An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas by Marcel Griaule

Ancient cities rise again forever, descending spiralwise from dogstar gulfs listen as the old man mumbles blood prayers in the night — frail sabbath of our eternity. Please enter your name. Publisher Synopsis “Thoroughly recommended as one of the most important studies of West African traditional religion.