Essays in Ethiopian Manuscript Studies Proceedings of the International Conference Manuscripts and Texts, Languages and Contexts: the Transmission of Knowledge in the Horn of Africa Hamburg, 17–19 July 2014

Edited by : Alessandro Bausi, Alessandro Gori, and Denis Nosnitsin with assistance from Eugenia Sokolinski

                  2015 Harrassowitz Verlag · Wiesbaden

…………….Waqfiyyas of books from Harar 

Waqf in Ethiopia has been so far an almost completely unstudied field: only two general studies by Hussein Ahmed are available on this topic22 but no Ethiopian waqfiyya has been published nor research has been conducted on waqf of Ethiopian Islamic books and libraries…..