Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 380553 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

1 copy of Mawlid Sharīf by ʻAzab, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad

The Arabic text with a Swahili translation al-ʻAzab's poem on the birth of the prophet Muhammad also known as the Maulidi Sharifu with supplementary prayers

Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم الحمد لله الذی قد اوجدا من نوره نورا به عم الهدای
Colophon: وكتبه بخطه يحي بن علي بن عمر السواحلي ببلدة ممباسا
Language(s): Arabic, Swahili

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 37 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Clear vocalised Swahili hand

History

Origin:

Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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