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Cover illustration: A girl gathering resin of the dragon-blood tree. Reproduction courtesy of Kevin McNeer.
The Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Corpus of Soqotri oral literature / corpus editor, Vitaly Naumkin ; volume editor, Leonid Kogan ; with the contribution of 'Isa Gum'an al-Da'rhi, Ahmed 'Isa al-Da'rhi, Dmitry Cherkashin, Maria Bulakh, Ekaterina Vizirova.
volumes cm. – (Studies in Semitic languages and linguistics ; v. 76)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-90-04-27841-7 (hardback : alk. paper) – ISBN 978-90-04-27840-0 (e-book) 1. Folklore–Yemen (Republic)–Socotra. 2. Folk literature, Arabic–Yemen (Republic)–Socotra. 3. Oral tradition–Yemen (Republic)–Socotra. 4. Sokotri language–Texts. 5. Sokotri language–Texts–Translations into English. 6. Sokotri language–Texts–Translations into Arabic. 7. Yemen (Republic)–Social life and customs. I. Naumkin, V. V. (Vitalii Viacheslavovich), 1945- editor. II. Kogan, Leonid Efimovich, editor.
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