The ruling class had a virtual monopoly on trade items such as salt, copper, and iron ore, which allowed them to continue their dominance. Most citizens of the empire relied on slash and burn farming for subsistence. This was supplemented with fishing and hunting. The importance of hunting was reinforced by social institutions, which celebrated the fortunes of good hunters.
The Luba empire was characterized by centralized authority vested in a. This king enforced his power through the control of subordinate regional leaders who normally inherited their status based on their positions within various patriclans.
Power was reinforced by a royal diviner who was responsible for formally initiating him into his royal position. Numerous institutions existed to counterbalance the absolute power of the king.
The best known of these institutions is the Mbudye society, whose members are responsible for remembering the history of the kingdom and whose interpretations of history could often influence the actions of active rulers. The primary religion was based on veneration of the ancestors and involved paying tribute to the spirits. The Luba royalty incorporated religious elements into the justification for their rule. Like the monarchies of western Europe, the position of the Luba king was seen as divinely inspired and directly correlated with the genesis myth for the people. As such, the investiture of the kings power was represented in a complex coronation ritual involving religious confirmation from a diviner.
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