Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 53498 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

4 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Swahili poetry and Songs

1.

Material collected by Hichens for an unpublished book on Swahili literature

Incipit: Outline of Swahili literature
Language(s): English

References

2.

Swahili poems of Liongo

Incipit: Fungu la Kwanza. Yatandi pembe ya ndovu, Kipambo chema cha yonga
Language(s): Swahili

References

3.
Language(s): Swahili

References

4.
Title: Wimbo

Short songs collected and transliterated by Muhammad Kijuma

Language(s): Swahili

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
33 f. 40 f. 131 f. c.150 f.
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Typescript

Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".

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