The Ramsa of šayḫ Aḥmad Ādam, al-Danī al-Awwal (d. 1903)

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Yesufe, Endris Mohammed;
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.19.1.1130
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies; Philology | poetry; islamic poems; islamic manuscripts; chants; collection of poems; | ddc:400 | ddc:490 | ddc:090 | ddc:920

The Muslim scholars of Wällo are known for composing panegyrics that are usually chanted on special occasions or gatherings like ḥaḍra and Mawlid (festival to solemnize the birthday of the Prophet). The Ramsa is a very famous collection of poems made up of three Arabic ... View more