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 Kitāb al-sulwa fī akhbār Kulwa
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Kitāb al-sulwa fī akhbār Kulwa

‘Book of consolation on the history of Kilwa’

Kilwa Chronicle

Date: Approximately 1520-50

Original Language: Arabic

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In 1872, a copy of an Arabic manuscript entitled Kitāb al-sulwa fī akhbār Kulwa (‘Book of consolation on the history of Kilwa’), about the island of Kilwa Kisiwani off the East African coast, was presented by Barghash Saʿīd, the Sultan of Zanzibar, to Sir John Kirk, the…

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Martins, João Furtado, “ Kitāb al-sulwa fī akhbār Kulwa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26544>
First published online: 2015



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