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The Kingdom of Dahiomey

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Benin 1897: A Brief History

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  • The Kingdom of Dahiomey

    In this episode of the Amazons of Dahomey, we learn about how the Dahomey kingdom first came about. How a section of the fon people left their lands and migrated to Allada, and how a succession dispute led to the discovery of Abomey, Port Novo, Whydah and eventually the creation of the Dahomey Ki...