Cover illustration: Mogadiscio—Moschea al-Gamiʿ, Iscrizione della Porta del Minareto, in E. Cerulli, Somalia. Scritti vari editi ed inedita, Rome 1957 vol. I, Fig. III, facing p. 8
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Names: Ritchie, J. M. (James M.), translator, editor. | Sicard, S. von (Sigvard), 1930- translator, editor. | 880-01 Bawrī, Fāḍil bin ʻUmar, -1913, author. | 880-02 Bawrī, Fāḍil bin ʻUmar, -1913. Kawkab al-durrīyah li-akhbār Ifrīqiyā. | Bawrī, Fāḍil bin ʻUmar, -1913. Kawkab al-durrīyah li-akhbār Ifrīqiyā. English.
Title: An Azanian trio : three East African Arabic historical documents / translated and edited by James McL. Ritchie, Sigvard von Sicard. Other titles: 880-03 Kitāb al-Zunūj.
Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill,  | The first two texts were originally published in: Cerulli, Enrico. Somalia : scritti vari editi ed inediti, volume 1 (Rome : Istituto poligrafico dello Stato P.V., 1957). | Includes bibliographical references and indexes. | English and Arabic with English translation.
Identifiers: LCCN 2019024716 (print) | LCCN 2019024717 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004395183 (hardback) | ISBN 9789004258600 (ebook)
Subjects: LCSH: Swahili-speaking peoples–History–Sources. | Manuscripts, Arabic–Indian Coast (Africa)–History and criticism. | Manuscripts, Arabic–Africa, Eastern–History and criticism. | Manuscripts, Arabic–Indian Coast (Africa)–Translations into English. | Manuscripts, Arabic–Africa, Eastern–Translations into English. | Indian Coast (Africa)–History–Sources. | Africa, Eastern–History–Sources. | Arabia, Southern–History–Sources.
Classification: LCC DT365.13 .A93 2019 (print) | LCC DT365.13 (ebook) | DDC 967.6–dc23
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