chapter  Chapter XIII
Seasons
WithR. E. Dennett
Pages 10

It is quite impossible to understand the philosophy of the African without some knowledge of his seasons. Meteorologically this is not very hard, at any rate, in a place like Olokemeji where the seasons are marked. A glance at the chart will be sufficient. It will be noted that the year is divided into thirteen lunar months. Many natives will tell you that there are fourteen months in their year, but this we will explain further on, we are now only considering the lunar months as they are looked upon by many followers of Ifa.