Edo, remaking an economy in ancient Benin wisdom

During the 17th century. Benin, in the present Edo, was one of the first cities to have street lighting, in any form. Huge metal lamps were built and placed around the city, especially near the king’s palace. The lamps were fueled by palm oil and provided illumination for traffic to and from the palace. The … Continue reading Edo, remaking an economy in ancient Benin wisdom