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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/37359

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  • Images of manuscript owner Alphousseyni Diante 

    Ngom, Ibrahima (2018-07-04)
    Images of manuscript owner Alphousseyni Diante in Kontecounda, Kolda, Senegal, for the manuscript digitization work done in July 2018.
  • Alkuraan Fasaroo: The Quran with Glosses 

    Diante, Alphousseyni (Grandfather)
    An old copy of the Quran, which has numerous glosses in Arabic and Soninke. It was written during the time when Soninke was the language of many Islamic scholars and educators in Casamance. Mandinka scholars, who were ...
  • Jante la Kandoolu Kitaaboolu II: Diante’s Bilingual Collection II 

    Unknown author
    Contains a collection of various manuscripts, written by different hands on a variety of papers. They are written in classical Arabic and contain extensive Soninke Ajami glosses. The subjects discussed in the manuscripts ...
  • Jante la Kandoolu Kitaaboolu I: Diante’s Bilingual Collection I 

    Unknown author
    Contains a collection of various manuscripts, written by different hands on a variety of papers. The documents are written in classical Arabic and include Arabic, Soninke, and Mandink Ajami glosses. The materials deal with ...
  • Jante la Kandoolu Kitaaboolu IV: Diante’s Bilingual Collection IV 

    Diante, Alphousseyni (Grandfather); Bamba Mbacke, Cheikh Ahmadou
    Contains numerous manuscripts written by different hands on a variety of papers. It includes prose and poetry from various Muslim scholars. The manuscripts are written in classical Arabic with glosses in Arabic and Soninke ...
  • Muusaa la Taarikoo aniŋ Suukuwoo: The Story of Moses and Religious Poetry 

    Diante, Alphousseyni (Grandfather); Faty, Arfang Bakary
    Contains two old manuscripts written in classical Arabic. The first one is a prose text with Ajami glosses. The themes discussed in it include the story of Moses and his conversations with God. The second manuscript is a ...
  • Kalifa la Mawluudoo: Celebrating Prophet Muḥammad's Birthday 

    Kalifa, Mouhamadou
    The manuscript is a photocopy of a poem that the owner calls Kalifa la Mawluudoo. It is a hagiographic poem that recounts the story of Prophet Muḥammad, beginning before his birth and ending after his death. It is chanted ...
  • Biniiboo: Celebrating Prophet Muḥammad (Soninke) 

    Diante, Alphousseyni (Grandfather)
    The manuscript is written in classical Arabic with extensive glosses in Soninke Ajami. It is inspired from the poem Al-Burda (The Mantle) authored by the thirteenth-century Egyptian Sufī, Al-Busīrī. The manuscript praises ...
  • Jante la Kandoolu Kitaaboolu III: Diante’s Bilingual Collection III 

    Diante, Alphousseyni (Grandfather)
    Contains a collection of various manuscripts, written by different hands on a variety of papers. The texts include prose and poetry. They are written in classical Arabic and include extensive Arabic and Soninke Ajami ...
  • Fulakaŋ Suukuwoo: Fula Ajami Poetry 

    Sadiq, Tijani
    The manuscript is a panegyric poem that praises Prophet Muḥammad in the Fula language. The owner acquired the manuscript during his research in Casamance. Mandinka scholars like the owner cross ethnic and linguistic ...

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