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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/37676

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  • Images of Imam Moustapha Cisse and the community of Kandialang (Ziguinchor) 

    Ngom, Ibrahima (2018-06-01)
    Images of manuscript owner Imam Moustapha Cisse and the community of Kandialang, Ziguinchor, Senegal, for the manuscript digitization work done in July 2018.
  • Koleyaalu Jaaraŋo III: Solutions to Problems III 

    Cisse, Karang Alphousseyni
    Contains several ephemeral documents dealing with different subjects. These subjects include protection from Satan, increasing one’s chances of becoming wealthy, ending a dispute, happily resolving legal cases, and silencing ...
  • Seneyandiraŋ Kitaaboo: Book of Purification 

    al-Sanūsī, Muḥammad; Cisse, Karang Alphousseyni
    The document is inspired by an original Arabic text by Muḥammad al-Sanūsī dealing with Islamic rituals, including ways to cleanse oneself after intercourse and ablutions. The original Arabic document was translated in ...
  • Ramuloo III: Divination III 

    Cisse, Karang Alphousseyni
    Contains two manuscripts that deal with divination. The first is in Mandinka and the second in Arabic. Both manuscripts deal with divination techniques, which include interpretations of sixteen signs to identify people’s ...
  • Ramuloo II: Divination II 

    Cisse, Karang Alphousseyni
    The manuscript is a copy. It deals with divination techniques, which include interpretations of sixteen signs to identify people’s problems and provide appropriate solutions. Each of the sixteen signs corresponds to a name ...
  • Ramuloo I Divination I 

    Cisse, Seckou
    The manuscript is a copy. It deals with divination techniques used to identify people's problems and to find approprite solutions. The techniques in the document are also used to predict people's future, by anticipating ...
  • Koleyaalu Jaaraŋo II: Solutions to Problems II 

    Cisse, Karang Alphousseyni
    The manuscript is a copy of a synthesis of divination and diagnosis techniques used to identify the roots of people's concerns and ways to address them. According to the owner, the original which was written in the 19th ...
  • Teeroo I Tuloo Loo: My Friend, Listen! 

    Cisse, Karang Alphousseyni
    The manuscript includes two poems. The first is written in Mandinka Ajami and deals with religious ethics. The second one, which is written in Arabic, is incomplete. It praises God and urges the faithful to prepare for ...
  • Koleyaalu Jaaraŋo I: Solutions to Problems I 

    Cisse, Karang Alphousseyni
    The manuscript is a photocopy of a part of a bilingual manual dealing with techniques to solve people's problems using what Mandinka scholars call: Ismoo (Arabic: name). The word refers to the use of names of God, Prophets, ...