Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms_373394 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


1 copy of the Mombasa chronicle in Swahili

Author: Khamis bin Sa'id bin Shaikh al-Mambasi Khamīs ibn Saʻīd ibn Shaykh al-Mambāsī خميس بن سعيد الممباسي
Title: Mombasa chronicle
Incipit: اول يقصة غوم ميو الكو برتجيس دي اليي اجيغ / Awali ya qiswa ngome mwenyewe alikuwa purtugesi ndiye aliye ijenga
Colophon: كتبه خمس بن سعيد بن شيخ الممباسي والله تاريخ 22 و شهر صفر و سنه 1317

Six leaves contained in a hardback folder

Language(s): Swahili


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 6 f.


Clear vocalised Swahili hands


Origin: 1317

Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".


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