Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms_41960 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

1 copy of three collections of Swahili poetry and songs

1.
Title: Waadhi

A long poem entitled Waswiya and two short poems on Islamic moral values

Incipit: پتن قرطس نمم من کتب نکلم یویس نمپد کجرب / Nipatiani karatasi na mwema mno katibu na kalamu ya unyasi nimependa kujaribu
Language(s): Swahili

References

2.
Incipit: کد توپ خبار زل ران وصدر نی منپ شور / Kwanda tawapa khabari zilo ndani mwa swadiri nanyi munipe shauri
Language(s): Swahili

References

3.
Title: Hadithi

Two incomplete poems that narrate religious events. The first concerns the succession of the Caliphs of the Prophet, and the seconds concerns Jesus and him mother Mary

Incipit: حدث جم تت نپممی نوصی میو نعوی و سفین سکیا / Hadithi njema tataya ni pamoya na wasiya mwenyewe ni maawiya wasufiyani sikiya
Language(s): Swahili

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
1 f. 4 f. 4 f.

Hand(s)

Clear vocalised calligraphic Swahili hand

Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".

Availability

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