Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 380309 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Akhbār Ifrīqīyah al-sharqīyah allatī fī ḥimāyah al-inklīzīyah by Būrī, Fāḍil ibn ʻUmar

"This Arabic work is in effect a copy, redaction, or related to the longer ms. used by Cerulli in his edition of the Kitāb al-zunūj" Some pages have been translated into Swahili

Incipit: الحمد لله الخالق البارئ...اما بعد فقد اختصرنا اخبار افریقیة بساحل البحر نحو المشرق وخط الاستواء
Colophon: و قد وقع الفاغ هذا الكتاب يوم الجمع 17 خلت من جماد الاخر سنه 1331 موافق 23 ميئ سنه 1913 بيد مصنفه فاضل بن عمر البوري العنزي بملندي بلدا

Language(s): Arabic and Swahili

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 54 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):



Naskhi hand


Origin: 1331 AH; 1913 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Jan Knappert Gregorian.


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