Almamo Dabo Manuscript Collection
(2018-10-07)Images taken during interview with manuscript owner Almamo Dabo (right) and Ibrahima Yaffa (left) in Kerracounda, Sedhiou, Senegal, for the manuscript digitization work done in October 2018.
The short Mandinka Ajami manuscript is a devotional poem that celebrates Prophet Muḥammad, his companions, and the Abrahamic prophets. It also tells the fall from grace of Iblīs (Satan). The author was inspired by the work ...