Cheikh Ibrahima Solly Manuscripts Collection
(2018-10-04)Images of manuscript owner Cheikh Ibrahima Solly and the community of Guiringo, Ziguinchor, Senegal, for the manuscript digitization work done in December 2018.
The manuscript is a recent copy of a 19th-century divination manual written in Mandinka Ajami. Divination is popular in Muslim Africa. It is known in Senegambian Mandinka communities as Ramuloo (from Arabic: Khatt al-Raml). ...
The manuscript is a copy of a devotional Mandinka Ajami poem authored by Arfang Sitokoto Dabo, also known as Ababacar Dabo, the most famous Mandinka Ajami poet of Senegambia.