Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms_10294 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

1 copy of three parts of a history of Wakilindi in Swahili

1.
Incipit: يكمويري كتليو بمبور فوغا كتوالى مهال پوغ / Ya kimweri kutolewa Bumburi kuletwa vuga kutawala mahala pa Buge. Yule Mrao wa kwanza aliye akitumwa Vuga kwenda Bumburi amekuwa mzee sana

A partial version (all but the first 30 ‘sura’) of the History of the Wakilindi.This narrative focuses on the succession of Wakilindi rulers, namely Shebuge Kinyasi, Kimweri and Shekuluwavu

Language(s): Swahili

References

2.
Title:
Title: Parts two and three
Colophon:
Language(s): Swahili

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
84 f. 248 f.

Hand(s)

Clear vocalised Swahili hands

Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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