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African Pantheons and the Orishas: Crash Course World Mythology #11

Dec 2022 22
So, today we’re talking about African Pantheons. Now, you might say, that’s ridiculous. Africa isn’t a single place with a single pantheon, and we’d be fools to try and cover all that in an eleven minute video. You’d be right. Instead we’re going to focus on Yoruba religion from west Africa, and the Orishas that populate Yoruba stories. The many, many Orishas cover all aspects of life, and can be pretty specialized. We’re going to focus on a dozen or so. Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at Thanks to the following Patrons......

Religions in Africa before Islam | African Traditional Religion and Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity

Aug 2022 31
Learn about the religious situation on the African continent before the arrival of Islam. This is part of a series on how Islam spread to sub Saharan Africa. Don't forget to like, comment, share and subscribe. The contents of this video and researched and examined but if you had a problem with the video, or found something to be incorrect, please send me a message, rather than reporting it. If you want to contribute subtitles for this video: #Africa #History #Religion #Islam #Ethiopian source