Texts in Mawlid Collection of Harar

Author : Alessandro Gori

Year : 2010

ABSTRACT
In my paper I would like to try to describe in a philological and comparative perspective the content of the constellation of texts most commonly known under the title of number of manuscripts kept in Harar, in Ethiopia and abroad and in at least four different printed editions. It contains the basic textual material recited and sung in Harar during Mawlid sharaf al-‘alamin.” The collection is preserved and transmitted in a quite relevantMawlūd feasts and other collection will be dealt with. The complex and variegated nature of the in different suggestions that were at work in the process of formation and development of the tradition and the musical and liturgical functions of the texts of the collection will be analyzed.

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