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IGBO AWARENESS SERIES No. 1  EMPIRE OF THE EBOES  HACKBOUS, HEEBOS, IBOES, IGBOES, EGBOES   Dr. James Africanus Beale Hort...
1  About  the  Author    Doctor   James   Africanus   Beale   Horton,   African   surgeon,   soldier   and   nationalist, ...
2  Location  of  the  Empire  of  the  Egboes1   SITUATED   between   the   Rivers   Niger   and   Old   Calabar,   and   ...
3        Egboe  Native  Government   The   country   is   governed   by   independent   kings   and   chiefs,   whose   ex...
4  So   far   back   as   could   be   remembered,   Papa   reigned   for   a   certain   period,   and   was   succeeded ...
5        Egboe  Language  and  Dialects   The   language   of   the   whole   of   the   district   is   Egboe,   but   th...
6        English    Isuama  Egboe    Bonny    Nimbe    Oru    Water      minyi    mingi    mindi  or  migi    megi    Fire...
7     Egboes  are    imitative  and  emulative     The   Egboes   are   considered   the   most   imitative   and   emulat...
8  among   Spaniards,   the   stately,   solemn   Spaniard    among   Englishmen,   the   phlegmatic   and  solid  English...
9  horn,   or      odan   ,   is  seen,  is  recognized  as  a  great  man  or     Nze      one  of  the  gentry  who  has...
10  the   war,   they   can,   without   molestation,  visit  their  relatives  in  the  town  which  is  at  war   with  ...
11  yam.   The   eater   blows   out   the   steam   from   the   hot   yarn,   and   afterwards   pokes   the   whole   i...
12  or   bad,   when   they   have   not   the   inclination   to   do   so    hence   there   is   not   that   unity   a...
13  spoken   of   with   great   reverence   and   respect,      almost   at   times   with   a   degree   of   veneration...
14  that   Tshuku   was   only   to   be   heard   through   his   priests.   The   account   of   his   journey   was   t...
15  wild   beasts   or   human   beings    so   that   slaves,   when   ill-treated   by   their   masters,   generally   ...
16        But   to   prove   this   further   we   must   admit   the   acknowledged   and   every-day   fact   that   the...
17  and   so  lose  all  connexion  with  the  other  branch  of  the  tribe.  As  hundreds  of  years  pass   on,   and  ...
18  From   a   little   study   of   the   ethnology   of   the   language   of   Western   Africa   and   the   Hebrew   ...
19  geology   of   this   part   of   the   Coast   be   properly   examined,   gold   might   be   found   in   the   com...
20  materially   improve,   not   only   the   present,   but  particularly  the  future  generation.  From   the   very  ...
21  measures,   the   greater   influence   would   it   exercise   over   surrounding   tribes,   and   the   more   easi...
22  examples   to   the   mass   of   the   population    and   among   so   imitative   and   emulative   a   people   th...
23  Establishment  of  Mint  and  Currency   One   of   the   things   to   be   established   as   early   as   possible ...
24            Empire of the Eboes  Dr. James Africanus Beale Horton   1868                             An  Igboville  Publ...