Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 47759 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

Summary of Contents: 6 works by 6 authors on the subjects of Swahili language in literature, Swahili poetry, Songs, Swahili language, and Catholic Church
2.

The book of common prayer in the language of the Mijikenda people

Incipit: Mbere sa ku shukuvu chiramuko
Language(s): Swahili

References

3.
Title: Wimbo

Traditional songs by Ma'amiri and others

Incipit: Nyimbo hizi maana yakwe ni muhamadi bin abdalla
Language(s): Swahili

References

5.

A long religious poem in Swahili in Arabic script

Incipit: بسم الله اسمه ان لکو کریمه الرحمن ارحیم جلو عال جلیا / Bismillahi isimu ina lakowe ahrramami rahimu jalla wa alaa jalia
Language(s): Swahili

References

6.

Description of a Christmas mass in Arabic

Incipit: أبانا الذى في السموات يتقدس اسمك
Language(s): Arabic

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
9 f. 11 f. 31 f. 56 f. 21 f. 17 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Latin and Arabic scripts

History

Origin: 1311 AH; 1893 CE

Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".

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