Harar
(250 words)

EI (2), 176; Basset (1914), 245-58; Gaselee (1930-32), 818-9.

The Institute of Ethiopian Studies (IES) possesses a number of mss. of Harar provenance in Arabic, Amharic and Harari whose authorship is either unknown or as yet uncertain. A number of these works were donated to the IES by ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Yaḥyā Garād in 1985. Afr. Hand. 2 is a comprehensive and detailed catalogue of all the manuscripts of Harar provenance found in public collections in Germany, including the collection made by the Germa…

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“Harar”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 24 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_30002_3>
First published online: 2016



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