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dc.contributorFaty, Kalifa (owner)en_US
dc.contributor.authorDiaby, Kang Kalifaen_US
dc.coverage.spatialKolda, Senegalen_US
dc.coverage.temporal19th-20th centuryen_US
dc.date.accessioned2019-08-26T18:28:11Z
dc.date.available2019-08-26T18:28:11Z
dc.identifier.citationNgom, Fallou, Castro, Eleni, & Diakité, Ablaye. (2018). African Ajami Library: EAP 1042. Digital Preservation of Mandinka Ajami Materials of Casamance, Senegal. Boston: Boston University Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/27112
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/37343
dc.descriptionThe entire manuscript is available for download as a PDF file(s). Higher-resolution images may be available upon request. For technical assistance, please contact open-help@bu.edu. Fieldwork Team: Dr. Fallou Ngom (Pricipal Investigator; Director, African Studies Center), Ablaye Diakité (Local Project Manager), Mr. Ibrahima Yaffa (General Field Facilitator), and Ibrahima Ngom (photographer). Technical Team: Dr. Fallou Ngom (Principal Investigator; Director, African Studies Center), and Eleni Castro (Technical Lead, BU Libraries). This collection of Mandinka Ajami materials is copied as part of the African Studies Center’s African Ajami Library. This is a joint project between BU and the West African Research Center (WARC), funded by the British Library/Arcadia Endangered Archives Programme. Access Condition and Copyright: These materials are subject to copyright and are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 License, which permits non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. For use, distribution or reproduction beyond these terms, contact Professor Fallou Ngom (fngom@bu.edu). Citation: Materials in this web edition should be cited as: Ngom, Fallou, Castro, Eleni, & Diakité, Ablaye. (2018). African Ajami Library: EAP 1042. Digital Preservation of Mandinka Ajami Materials of Casamance, Senegal. Boston: Boston University Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/27112. For Inquiries: please contact Professor Fallou Ngom (fngom@bu.edu). For technical assistance, please contact open-help@bu.edu.en_US
dc.descriptionProvenance / Custodial history: The manuscript owner inherited it from his father (Bonko Faty) who received it from his teacher and mentor (Kang Kalifa Diaby). His father was born in the village of Bonko in Guinea-Bissau and received his education from the renowned scholar, Kang Kalifa Diaby in The Gambia. He served as Imam and a religious leader in Karantaba in Senegal until his death.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe manuscript is written by the famous Mandinka religious scholar, poet, and educator, Kang Kalifa Diaby. Kang Kalifa translated many important texts from Arabic and Soninke Ajami (Sarakhole) into Mandinka. He has greatly contributed to the expansion of Islamic education and Ajami in Mandinka communities of Senegambia. The manuscript is a poem dealing with the virtues of Prophet Muḥammad and his communication with Angel Gabriel at critical moments in the history of Islam. The poem is meant to be recited and chanted in Mandinka communities.en_US
dc.format.extentUnbound manuscript. 50 pages. The manuscript is old. Several pages are damaged on the sides. There are stains on many pages and the ink in some pages is fading away. Red ink is used to highlight key words.en_US
dc.format.mediumPaperen_US
dc.languageMandinka Ajami
dc.language.isomnk
dc.rightsThese materials are subject to copyright and are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 License, which permits non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. For use, distribution or reproduction beyond these terms, contact Professor Fallou Ngom (fngom@bu.edu).en_US
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
dc.subjectKolda, Senegalen_US
dc.subjectManuscripten_US
dc.subjectMandinka Languageen_US
dc.subjectAjami scripten_US
dc.subjectAngel Gabrielen_US
dc.subjectIslamic poetryen_US
dc.subjectQur'anen_US
dc.subjectProphet Muhammaden_US
dc.titleMandinkakaŋ Suukuwo: Mandinka Devotional Poetryen_US
dc.typeManuscripten_US
dc.rights.holderAfrican Studies Center, Boston Universityen_US


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These materials are subject to copyright and are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 License, which permits non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. For use, distribution or reproduction beyond these terms, contact Professor Fallou Ngom (fngom@bu.edu).
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