Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms_380750 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

1 copy of a Swahili poem in which the poet offers advice to his son

A poem of 119 stanzas in Roman Swahili in which the poet offers advice, apparently addressing his son, who in stanza 17 is named as Nasridin

Incipit: Hapo zamani za yana, nilipokuwa kijana, Hata ndevu sijavuna, Haya nikayasikiya
Language(s): Swahili

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 6 f.

Hand(s)

Typescript

Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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