Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms_380058 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

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Summary of Contents: 1 copy of a Swahili translation of an Arabic work on the birth of the Prophet Muhammad
Title: مولد یبرزنجي و نتفسیر یاک یاک کو مشئیر کو کسوهیلي

A Swahili version of the Mawlid al-Barzanji nathr, an Arabic poem on the birth of the prophet Muhammad also known as the Maulidi ya Hee

Incipit: نجلیند کو موینی ز نشیطان ملعون انبا نمتکوز کو حیل ز یس کفان / Najilinda kwa Mwenyezi, na shetani mal’iuni, ambaye ni mtokozi, kwa hila ziso kifani
Language(s): Swahili


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 98 f.


In vocalised Arabic Swahili

Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".


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