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Conversations with Ogotemmêli

Conversations with Ogotemmêli

an introduction to Dogon religious ideas

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Published by Published for the International African Institute for the Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dogon (African people) -- Religion

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    Statementby Marcel Griaule ; with an introduction by Germaine Dieterlen.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23340403M

    Conversations With Ogotemmeli: An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas by Griaule, Marcel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Conversations with Ogotemmêli: an Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas Galaxy Books by Griaule, Marcel - AbeBooks. Ogotemmêli to instruct him. Ogotemmêli met with him for thirty-three days revealing the more esoteric concepts of their religion and culture. This resulted in a thirty-three chapter book, Conversations with Ogotemmêli, wherein the discussion of each day is documented. Griaule and others,File Size: 93KB.

    They assigned a knowledgeable priest, Ogotemmêli to instruct him. Ogotemmêli met with him for thirty-three days revealing the more esoteric concepts of their religion and culture. This resulted in a thirty-three chapter book, Conversations with Ogotemmêli, wherein the discussion of each day is documented. Griaule and others, mainly his. The Dogon religion is the traditional religious or spiritual beliefs of the Dogon people of who adhere to the Dogon religion believe in one Supreme Creator called Amma (or Ama). They also believe in ancestral spirits known as the Nommo also referred to as "Water Spirits". Veneration of the dead is an important element in their spiritual belief.. They hold ritual mask dances.

    This relatively short book, a translation of “Dieu d'eau: entretiens avec Ogotemmêli” by Ralph Butler and revised by Audrey I. Richards and Beatrice Hooke, is a result of Griaule's interviews with one of the Dogon better-informed elders in October and November In order to reach a general audience and to make the character and significance of Dogon religious life more widely known. According to Marcel Griaule‘s books Conversations with Ogotemmêli and The Pale Fox they knew about the fifty-year orbital period of Sirius and its companion prior to western astronomers. They also refer to a third star accompanying Sirius A and B. Robert Temple ‘s book The Sirius Mystery, credits them with knowledge of the four.


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This book contains the secret teaching he received. As such it constitutes an important contribution to the ethnology of early farmers. However, anyone looking for advanced astronomical knowledge or mention of amphibious aliens will be disappointed: Griaule had not embarked at this stage on his later project of reinterpreting Dogon myths in Cited by: Conversations with Ogotemmêli book.

Read 17 reviews from the Conversations with Ogotemmêli book largest community for readers. Originally published in as Dieu d'Eau, this near 4/5. Conversations with Ogotemmêli: An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas Sebbene sia un testo di antropologia bello e buono, a leggerlo appare a volte come un romanzo fantasy.

For the general reader like meit’s interesting to read about ancient forms of world thought, but challenging too: I was assigned this book inat U. Finding libraries. Marcel Griaule is the author of Conversations with Ogotemmêli ( avg rating, ratings, 17 reviews, published ), Folk Art of Black Africa ( 4/5.

Conversations with Ogotemmêli: an introduction to Dogon religious ideas by Griaule, Marcel, Publication date Topics Dogons (African people), Nommo (African deity) when will this book available.

Previews. 2 Favorites. 1 Review. DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 Pages: Conversations with Ogotemmêli: an introduction to Dogon religious ideas: Author: Marcel Griaule: Publisher: Published for the International African Institute by the Oxford University Press, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: pages: SubjectsReviews: 1.

Miranda rated it liked it Conversations with ogotemm The Language of Thorns Leigh Bardugo. Start With Why Simon Sinek. Conversations with Ogotemmeli: Marcel Griaule: Gustav Larsson rated it it was amazing. This book was a great look into the Dogon Cosmology. Return to Book Page.

The Dogon are known for their complex cosmology. Marcel Griaule (16 May – 23 February ) was a French author and anthropologist known for his studies of the Dogon people of West Africa, and for pioneering ethnographic field studies in France.

He worked together with Germaine Dieterlen and Jean Rouch on African subjects. His publications number over books and articles for scholarly journals.

Conversations With Ogotemmêli An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas (Book): Griaule, Marcel. Ogotemmêli agreed to be interviewed by Griaule, and in a series of remarkable conversations over a period of thirty-three days, he revealed to him the inner nature of the Dogon world.

Griaule recounted this experience in his book Conversations with Ogotemmêli, one of the jewels of twentieth-century French social : The University of North Carolina Press.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). This book presents an account of 33 conversations that the late Marcel Griaule and his assistants held with a Dogon elder in The new title keeps the reference in the French original to the conversations of the author with the blind Ogotemmeli, but bears the additional subtitle An Znlrodzcction lo.

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Conversations with Ogotemmêli: an introduction to Dogon religious ideas. Front. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Griaule, Marcel, Conversations with Ogotemmêli. London ; New York: Published for the Internationl African.

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Conversations with Ogotemmêli: an introduction to Dogon religious ideas. Front. In the absence of these statements there is little fact to substantiate a purported conclusion.

A wonderful example, and more to the point, can be found in a book titled, “Dogon: African People of the Cliff,” written by Walter E.

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Ogotemmeli (also: Ogotemmêli or Ogotommeli, died ) was the Dogon elder and high priest who narrated the cosmogony, cosmology and symbols of the Dogon people to French anthropologist Marcel Griaule during the s, s, and s, that went on to be documented and adapted by contemporary scholars.

A lot of what we know about Dogon religion, cosmogony and symbolism came. The interviews between Griaule and Ogotemmêli are recorded in a book called Conversations with Ogotemmêli (Original French version: Dieu d’Eau).

I have just started re-reading this book, it was assigned to me long ago during my freshman year of college in a class called “Egypt the Cradle of Civilization.”.The Master (Mistress) of Speech deciphers the ancient mythology of the Dogon, an isolated African tribe who live along a kilometre stretch of escarpment called the Cliffs of Bandiagara near Timbuktu.

The French anthropologist Marcel Griaule recorded the Dogon religion in in his book, Conversations with Ogotemmêli. The Dogon had knowledge of the white dwarf star Sirius B which had.Free 2-day shipping. Buy Conversations with Ogotemmêli: An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas (Paperback) at ce: $