Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms_48052 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

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1 copy of two poems in praise of the Prophet Muhammad in Hausa


A poem in praise of the Prophet Muhammad in Hausa in Arabic script

Incipit: هذه شعر ل محمد قر قريب من سكت و نزل في قرية كنو عند معلم داب ندنيزو
Language(s): Hausa

A poem in praise of the Prophet Muhammad in Hausa transliterated into Latin script and with notes in English by Gowers, William Frederick, 1875-1954

Incipit: Hazihi shi'un li Muhammadin caribun min Sokoto wa nazala fi karyati Kano inda Muallim Dabon dan Bazau
Language(s): Hausa

Physical Description

Form: codex
8 f. 21 f.


West African hand with vowel marks

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