Citation
Song of Sirati

Material Information

Title:
Song of Sirati
Creator:
[Anonymous] ( Author, Primary )
Barne, William Bradley Gossalt ( contributor )
Publication Date:
Language:
Hausa

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Hausa poetry ( LCSH )
Islamic poetry, Hausa ( LCSH )
Genre:
manuscript
Spatial Coverage:
Africa -- Nigeria -- Northern Nigeria
Coordinates:
10.516667 x 7.433333

Notes

Abstract:
A poem in Hausa accompanied by two copies of an English translation. "I was given this poem by the Chief man of the Hausa Quarter of Kumasi. It refers to the mythical bridge which spans the gulf between the Mahomedan Heaven and Hell" ( en )
General Note:
Layout: Mistara, Black ink
General Note:
Incipit: O God, King and Lord, Possesor of the Kingdom, now will I pray, now will I sing of Sirati

Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS University of London
Holding Location:
Archives and Special Collections
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
MS 380271/01 ( SOAS manuscript number )

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