Mantugol Nelaaɗo; Moolagol Saytaane; Tarikha Fuuta Jalon; Waccugol Surahata
Diallo, Amadou; Diallo, Mama Saliou; Diallo, Amadou Bassirou; Barry, Ismaila; and Bah, Mamadou Aliou
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CitationM. Lamine Diallo and Fallou Ngom. 2016. African Ajami Library: Digital Preservation of Fuuta Jalon Pular Ajami Manuscripts.
The material talks about the following subjects: poems that deal with tribute to the Prophet Muhammad written in 1909 and 1949 in Pita; protection against Satan written in 1943 in Popedara; organization of Fuuta Jalon written in 1952 in Pita; and, a tribute to Surahata bin Awfal, the first person who made a tribute to the Prophet Muhammad, written in 1960 in Pita, Timbi Tuni. The material was digitized in Dakar, Senegal. The video contains El hadj Mouhamadou Sall sharing biographical information and details related to the acquisition and contents of these Ajami materials.
The entire manuscript is available for download as a single PDF file. Because of the large size of this manuscript, it is also available in three PDF files. In addition, each page is available as a separate, larger, JPG file. If higher-resolution JP2 files are needed (WARNING: files average 15-20MB in size), please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Fieldwork Team: M. Lamine Diallo (Lecturer of Wolof & Pular Languages) and Ahmed Diallo (Research Assistant). Technical Team: Dr. Vika Zafrin (Digital Scholarship Librarian, BU Libraries), Dr. Fallou Ngom (Director, African Language Program), Dr. Peter Quella (Assistant Director, African Studies Center), and Sarah Davis Westwood (PhD Candidate, Department of History). This collection of Fuuta Jalon Pular Ajami materials is copied as part of the African Studies Center’s African Ajami Library. This project is funded by the BU African Studies Center. We thank Prof. Tim Longman, Director of the African Studies Center, and the entire African Studies team for their support. For Inquiries: Please contact Professor Fallou Ngom (email@example.com).