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  • Images of Kelountang Thiam and the community of Kandialang (Ziguinchor) 

    Ngom, Ibrahima (2018-05-09)
    Images of manuscript owner Kelountang Thiam and the community of Kandialang, Ziguinchor, Senegal, for the manuscript digitization work done in May 2018.
  • Araabukaŋ Suukuwo aniŋ Mandinkakaŋo: Arabic poetry with Mandinka Glosses 

    bin Nasser, Abdullah
    The poem was originally written by an Arab poet called 'Abdullah bin Nasser. In the poem, the poet gave tribute to his teacher, named 'Abdullah bin Tāhir. The poet also talks about death and the afterlife and praises God. ...
  • Araabukaŋo aniŋ Soninkekaŋo Alkuraana Fasaro: The Quran with glosses in Arabic and Soninke 

    Thiam, Fode Moustapha
    The manuscript is an old copy of the Quran. According to the owner, it is about two hundred years old, and was written during the time when Soninke was the language of Muslim scholars, who were spreading Islam and teaching ...
  • Banāt Su‛ād 

    Thiam, Kelountang; ibn Zuhayr, Ka'b
    The manuscript is a copy of an ancient Arabic poem by Ka'b ibn Zuhayr, a famous Arab poet who was initially critical of Prophet Muḥammad. His criticisms had put him in grave danger of losing his life. He finally repented ...
  • Al-Shanfarī al-Azdī 

    Thiam, Kelountang
    The manuscript is a poem dealing with the story of an outlaw man called Al-Shanfarā al-Azdī who lived in the 6th century during the pre-Islamic era. The man decided to avenge the killing of his father. He lived for awhile ...