Manuscript Collections
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Addis Ababa (IES)

Institute of Ethiopian Studies. See J. Jomier, “Note sur quelques manuscrits arabes se trouvant en Ethiopie”, MIDEO, 9, 1967. 287-93, and Ahmed, World Survey, iv, 129-30, that the collection comprizes in regard to Islamic writings 157 mss – 140 Arabic, 12 Harari, I Oromo, 1 Arabic/French/Amharic and 3 Arabic/Harari. Card index in situ.

Algiers BN

Algiers, Bibliotheque Nationale

Bergen (CMEIS)

Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, University of Bergen. Electronic and paper catalogue in progress.

Berlin (BBAW)

Berlin-Brandeburgischen Akademie der Wis…

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“Manuscript Collections”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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