Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms_380759 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

1 copy of a Swahili poem in celebration of the Prophet Muhammad's birthday

1.
Title: Maulidi

A poem composed to celebrate the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed in Roman Swahili

Incipit: Naanda kwandika, Kwa inalo mwenye hishima, Uliyetukuka, Zilokuu zako neema
Language(s): Swahili

References

2.

A poem that praises the Prophet Mohammed, touches upon events in his life and concludes with a prayer in Roman Swahili

Incipit: Naanza nudhuma, Kwa isimu njema, Ya Mola karima
Language(s): Swahili

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
9 f. 4 f.

Hand(s)

Typescript

Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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