Matnu al-Qurtabī fī al-ʿIbāda (Imām Qurtabī’s Islamic Rituals)
Goni, Abubakar Umar
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Citation (published version)Kurfi, Mustapha Hashim, Ngom, Fallou, and Castro, Eleni (2019). African Ajami Library: Digital Preservation of Fulfulde & Kanuri Ajami Materials of Northeastern Nigeria. Boston: Boston University Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/38242
This manuscript is a collection of Imām Qurtabī’s poems on Islamic rituals. It contains the original Arabic version with extensive glosses in Kanuri Ajami. The poems deal with means of purifying the body and ritual prayers. Details on the key requirements principles of ritual purification and prayers are provided in addition to how to avoid mistakes in ritual prayers and on how to correct them when they occur. This manuscript has 23 pages and is a complete unbound copy. Though, not dated, it has page numbers. It is handwritten in traditional ink and has no physical damage or stains. It represents a typical market edition manuscript. The glosses in Kanuri Ajami are easy to read.
The entire manuscript is available for download as a single PDF file. Higher-resolution images may be available upon request. For technical assistance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Fieldwork Team: Dr. Mustapha Hashim Kurfi (Principal Investigator), Mohammed Bara’u Musa & Hauwa Usman (Local Project Managers), Adamu Mohammed, Abacha Kachalla, Abdrra’uf Abdullahi & Falmaa Madu Ibrahim (General Field Facilitators), and Haladu Mamman (Photographer). Technical Team: Prof. Fallou Ngom (Director African Studies Center), and Eleni Castro (Technical Lead, BU Libraries). These Collections of Fulfulde & Kanuri Ajami materials are copied as part of the African Studies Center’s African Ajami Library. Access Condition and Copyright: These materials are subject to copyright. All rights reserved to the author. For use, distribution or reproduction contact Professor Fallou Ngom (email@example.com). Citation: Materials in this web edition should be cited as: Kurfi, Mustapha Hashim, Ngom, Fallou, and Castro, Eleni (2019). African Ajami Library: Digital Preservation of Fulfulde & Kanuri Ajami Materials of Northeastern Nigeria. Boston: Boston University Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/38242. For Inquiries: Please contact Professor Fallou Ngom (firstname.lastname@example.org).Provenance / Custodial history: This manuscript is owned by Bukar Mustapha, who was born in Yusufari, a town in Yobe State (formerly Borno State) in northeastern Nigeria. Bukar has an advanced Islamic education, and serves as Imām and cleric. His father, Goni Mustapha, was a renowned Islamic scholar and Bukar’s mentor. The manuscript owner does not remember exactly how long he has owned the manuscript, but believes that it has been with him for about 15 years.
RightsThese materials are subject to copyright. All rights reserved to the author. For use, distribution or reproduction contact Professor Fallou Ngom (email@example.com).