Islamic Manuscripts from Mali at the Library of Congress

A page from Kashf al-Ghummah fi Nafa al-Ummah (The Important Stars Among the Multitude of the Heavens) Islamic Manuscripts from Mali features 32 manuscripts from the Mamma Haidara Commemorative Library and the Library of Cheick Zayni Baye of Boujbeha, both in Timbuktu, Mali. The manuscripts presented online are displayed in their entirety and are an…… Continue reading Islamic Manuscripts from Mali at the Library of Congress

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