Mauro Nobili
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Islamic Education and Ample Space Layout in West African Islamic Manuscripts
Dmitry Bondarev, A. Brigaglia, Mauro Nobili
Geography
11 January 2017
There is a distinctive type of manuscripts across the whole of West Africa characterised by ample space between the lines. This codicological feature seems to point to teaching practices wherein… Expand
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Bamana Texts in Arabic Characters: Some Leaves from Mali
T. Tamari, A. Brigaglia, Mauro Nobili
History
11 January 2017
This study analyses five Bamana-language texts composed in the earlier twentieth century by Amadou Jomworo Bary, a Fulbe scholar from the Masina (Mali), that were hand copied in 1972 by the Fulbe… Expand
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Towards a New Study of the So-Called Tārīkh al-fattāsh
Mauro Nobili, Mohamed Shahid Mathee
History
History in Africa

29 May 2015
Abstract This article advances a new theory about the composition of the chronicle generally referred to as Tārīkh al-fattāsh. The Tārīkh al-fattāsh, allegedly written in the sixteenth-seventeenth… Expand
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Sultan, Caliph, and the Renewer of the Faith
Mauro Nobili
History
16 April 2020
12 Citations
ARABIC SCRIPTS IN WEST AFRICAN MANUSCRIPTS: A TENTATIVE CLASSIFICATION FROM THE DE GIRONCOURT COLLECTION
Mauro Nobili
History
3 June 2011
Arabic scripts employed in West African manuscripts have not been fully explored in scholarly literature. The aim of this paper is twofold: to discuss the literature available on this issue and to… Expand
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The Arts and Crafts of Literacy: Islamic Manuscript Cultures in Sub-Saharan Africa
A. Brigaglia, Mauro Nobili
Art
11 January 2017
1 Citation
A Preliminary Appraisal of Marginalia in West African Manuscripts from the Mamma Haïdara Memorial Library Collection (Timbuktu)
S. M. Lliteras, A. Brigaglia, Mauro Nobili
Medicine
11 January 2017
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The article may serve as an informal definition of the characteristics of marginalia in the region’s manuscript tradition, thus providing a useful comparative device and hinting at the fruitful potential of related studies. Expand
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A propaganda document in support of the 19th century Caliphate of Ḥamdallāhi: Nūḥ b. al-Ṭāhir al-Fulānī’s “Letter on the appearance of the twelfth caliph” (Risāla fī ẓuhūr al-khalīfa al-thānī ʻashar)
Mauro Nobili
Geography
13 December 2016
The Caliphate of Ḥamdallāhi, located in the modern Republic of Mali, was founded by Aḥmad Lobbo in 1818 and left behind a huge corpus of Arabic correspondence and dispatches that is mainly unexplored… Expand
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The Manuscripts that Never Were: In Search of the Tārīkh al-Fattāsh in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana 1
Mauro Nobili, M. Diagayete
History
History in Africa

30 March 2017
Abstract: This article presents a fieldwork report conducted by the authors to locate certain manuscripts – namely copies of the chronicle titled Tārīkh al-Fattāsh – listed in recent catalogues of… Expand
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A Report on Some Collections of Islamic Manuscripts in Ivory Coast and Ghana
Mauro Nobili, M. Diagayete
History
1 August 2015
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