Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 53507 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

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5 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Lamu Island and Swahili poetry

1.

Being chapter V of an unpublished "History of Swahili literature"

Incipit: On his death in A.D. 1228 (A.H. 625), Sultan Suliman bin Suliman bin Mudhaffa
Language(s): English

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2.

Swahili poems dealing the history of Pate in the Lamu archipelago

Incipit: Enyi ndugu na wendani
Language(s): Swahili

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3.

Being chapter VI of an unpublished "History of Swahili literature"

Language(s): English

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4.

Short poems by a poet of Pate, with some English translations

Incipit: Ndiani hima ungile, risala ya kongowea, wenende ujiwambale, mambo yametekelea
Language(s): Swahili

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5.

Being an unnumbered chapter of an unpublished "History of Swahili literature"

Language(s): English

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Physical Description

Form: codex
5 f. 84 f. 54 f. 23 f. 28 f.
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Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".

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