Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 53496 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

4 works by 2 authors on the subject of Islamic poetry

1.

A Maulidi poem of 84 stanzas in Swahili with an English translation of 14 stanzas

Incipit: Bismillahi arrahimani / ahmadu illaha musta'ini

Language(s): Swahili

References

2.

Translation into Swahili of an Arabic qasidah

Language(s): Swahili

References

3.

A religious poem in Swahili. Copies also at: ms 210006, ms.210007, ms 210008

Incipit: Andika mwandishi khati utuze Isimu ya Mola utangulize

Language(s): Swahili

References

4.
Title: Waji-waji
Title: وج وج

A religious poem in Swahili with an English translation and

Incipit: Bismillahi nabtadi yangu nushuma Na alhamdu kiratili kama kusoma

Language(s): Swahili

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
1-27 f 28-47 f 48-53 f 54-71 f
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Dimensions (written):

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Typescript

History

Origin: 1355 AH; 1936 CE

Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections"

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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