Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 47780 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

Summary of Contents: 4 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Islamic sermons, Devotional poetry, and Islamic poetry
1.

Sermon for the Feast of the Breaking of the Ramadan Fast, followed by its abridgement

Incipit: الله اكبر الله اكبر الله اكبر ... الحمد لله حمدا كثيرا سبحان من نور قلوب العارفين بسراج ... الهداية والعرفان

Language(s): Arabic

References

2.

Sermon for the Feast of the Sacrifice, followed by its abridgement

Incipit: الله اكبر الله اكبر الله اكبر ... الحمد لله ... الذي قال في كتابه العزيز ان اول بيت وضع للناس
Language(s): Arabic

References

3.

al-ʻAzab's poem on the birth of the prophet Muhammad followed by a Swahili summary translation entitled Maulidi-Mukhtasar مولد مختصر

Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم الحمد لله الذی قد اوجدا من نوره نور به عم الهدای
Colophon: قد کتبه بقلم ...عبد الله بن رشید بن محمد المزروعی...تاریخ ...سنه 1311
Language(s): Arabic, Swahili

References

4.

A short poem in Swahili

Language(s): Swahili

Physical Description

Form: codex
1a-4b f. 5a-8a f. 10a-26a f. 27a-28a f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Large vocalised naskhi hand

History

Origin: 1311 AH; 1893 CE

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on Adam Gacek : Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1981".

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