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Xangô

Xangô

Kawó Kabiyèsi le!

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ISBN:
ISBN: 978-85-89059-65-7<br>
Portuguese language<br>
Format: 23 x 28 cm<br>
Number of pages: 32<br>
Binding: Paperback, cardboard cover<br>
Year of publication: 2015

Yoruba God, Lord of Thunder, of magic and of talismans, Xangô is also the owner of lightning bolt stones that fall on earth during storms, announced by strong bangs and flashes. This powerful man, owner of the House of Wealth, was the king of the city of Oyó in Nigeria, where he ruled with justice and a steady hand, punishing liars, traitors, and disobedient individuals. Xangô, always virile and seductive, used to dance in the early morning with a tunic embroidered with shells worn over a skirt formed by several wide strips. in red and white tones, moving energetically to the sound of “batá” - a special drum. With his fascinating posture, he won the love of the goddesses Iansã, Oshun and Obá, which all married him.


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Edsoleda Santos

Edsoleda Santos

Born in the city of Salvador, Bahia, she began her career as a visual artist in 1965. From that time on, she developed pen and ink and watercolor techniques, emphasizing drawing, using Salvador's colonial architecture and comic books as themes. . Master in Arts from the School of Fine Arts of the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), he researched various techniques, such as acrylic painting, object and installation; studied themes of Afro-Bahian religion, always trying to show the interrelatio...
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