Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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Waḳwāḳ or Wāḳwāḳ
(4,141 words)

, in Arabic orthography , or . The pagination which follows the names of Arab authors or titles of Oriental works refers, unless otherwise stated, to G. Ferrand’s Relations de voyages et textes géographiques arabes, persans et turks (cf. the Bibliography).

I. Wāḳwāḳ of the South or Wāḳwāḳ of Africa

The islands of Wāḳwāḳ are situ…

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Ferrand, Gabriel, “Waḳwāḳ or Wāḳwāḳ”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 19 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_COM_0215>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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