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DAHOMEY 1971 1000 Francs Femme Somba Large Silver Choice Proof - Mtg=6500


DAHOMEY 1971 500 Francs Femme Oueme Silver Choice Proof - Mtg=5550


1971 DAHOMEY 500 FRANCS 10th Anniversary of Independence Ouémé woman SILVER


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Amazons of Black Sparta: The Women Warriors of Dahomey

by: Stanley B. Alpern

The only thoroughly documented Amazons in world history are the women warriors of Dahomey, an eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Western African kingdom. Once dubbed a ‘small black Sparta,’ residents of Dahomey shared with the Spartans an intense militarism and sense of collectivism. Moreover, the women of both kingdoms prided themselves on bodies hardened from childhood by rigorous physical exercise. But Spartan women kept in shape to breed male warriors, Dahomean Amazons to kill them. Originally palace guards, the Amazons had evolved by the 1760s into professional troops armed mainly with muskets, machetes and clubs.
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The Viceroy of Ouidah

by: Bruce Chatwin
In this vivid, powerful novel, Chatwin tells of Francisco Manoel de Silva, a poor Brazilian adventurer who sails to Dahomey in West Africa to trade for slaves and amass his fortune. His plans exceed his dreams, and soon he is the Viceroy of Ouidah, master of all slave trading in Dahomey. But the ghastly business of slave trading and the open savagery of life in Dahomey slowly consume Manoel's wealth and sanity.
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Dahomey and its neighbours, 1708-1818

by: I. A Akinjogbin

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Benin History, Dahomey and Women Warriors: Life before Colonization, People and Tradition

by: Sampson Jerry
Benin is a tiny country in West African region bordered with Nigeria, little is known about this country, its history, culture, people, and tradition, here you have the entire history of republic of Benin, starting from the first day of this country, how the country came to exist, and the people that made up that country, the strong solders of this empire, who are known as Women warriors, a lot is reviewed in this book for your information need
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Documentaire Du Dahomey au Benin (Vital Panou)


Africa: Prince Aho of Dahomey

The first half of the film takes place on the Congo River where Wagenya men are fishing with their characteristic fish traps, also showing the basic construction.

Matt Sassari - Dahomey (Original Mix)



Dahomey was an African kingdom which lasted from about 1600 until 1894, when the last chief Behanzin was defeated by the French and the country was ...