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Ancient Manuscripts: From the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu
Title: Ancient Manuscripts: From the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu
Title alternative: Library of Congress Online Exhibitions
URL: http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/mali/
Creator: Library of Congress <Washington, DC>; Chambers, Irene; Matties, Seth de
Abstract: The LoC presents Islamic Manuscripts from Mali from the Mamma Haidara Commemorative Library and the Library of Cheick Zayni Baye of Boujbeha, both in Timbuktu, Mali. The texts and documents are the products of a tradition of book production reaching back almost 1,000 years. [editors ilissafrica]
Keywords: Islam; African languages; Arabic script; Timbuktu; Mali; written culture / writing culture
Countries: Mali
Subject areas: Language » Languages of African Origin;
Religion & Philosophy » Islam
Resource type: Manuals, Checklists, Guidelines, Teaching Material, Tutorials
Language: English
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