Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 263325 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

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3 works by 2 authors on the subject of Swahili poetry

1.

On the life and works of the Swahili poet Muyaka

Incipit: Bwana Muyaka bin Haji al-Ghassaniy ndiye aliyekuwa mshairi mahashumu ambaye ndiye mtaalumu kuliko wangine wa Sawahili
Language(s): Swahili

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2.

The Diwan of Muyaka bin Haji al-Ghassani, followed by an index of first lines

Incipit: Litakapo kukutana. Simba ndume na wambuji, sikizani ‘tatongoa,
Language(s): Swahili

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3.
Incipit: Dear Dr Doke, you will remember that some while ago you were good enough to write that you might be able to consider publication
Language(s): English

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Form: codex
54 f. 113 f. 41 f.
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"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".

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