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ClassmarkTitleAuthorRecord typeLanguageDate
[DE-HAB] Cod. Guelf. 246.1 Extrav.
  • [Theology]
  • manuscript
  • codex
  • Ethiopian
    [DE-HalUuL] D Arab. Hs. 53
    • [Chronicle of the sultans of Bornu]
    • [تاريخ سلاطن برنو]
    • manuscript
    • single leaf
    • Arabic
      [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 698
      • manuscript
      • Swahili
        [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 772
        • manuscript
        • Swahili
          [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 1592
          • manuscript
          • Swahili
            [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 2285
            • manuscript
            • Swahili
              [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 2291
              • manuscript
              • Swahili
                [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 2372
                • Klingenheben, August
                • manuscript
                • German
                • Vai
                  [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9893
                  • multitext manuscript
                  • Unbound unit
                  • Swahili
                    [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9893 - 1
                    • text from a multitext manuscript
                    • Unbound unit
                    • Swahili
                      [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9893 - 2
                      • wahrscheinlich Muhammed al-Buhry
                      • text from a multitext manuscript
                      • Unbound unit
                      • Swahili
                        [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9900
                        • manuscript
                        • Swahili
                          [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9901
                          • manuscript
                          • scroll
                          • Swahili
                            [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9902
                            • manuscript
                            • Swahili
                              [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9903 a
                              • manuscript
                              • Swahili
                                [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9903 b
                                • manuscript
                                • Swahili
                                  [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9904
                                  • Roehl, Karl
                                  • manuscript
                                  • Rwanda Rundi
                                  • German
                                    [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9905
                                    • manuscript
                                    • Swahili
                                      [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9906
                                      • manuscript
                                      • Swahili
                                        [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9907
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                                        • Swahili
                                          [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9908
                                          • manuscript
                                          • Swahili
                                            [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9909
                                            • manuscript
                                            • Swahili
                                              [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9910
                                              • Muhamadi Kidjumwa Masihii
                                              • manuscript
                                              • Swahili
                                                [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9911
                                                • Muhamadi Kidjumwa Masihii
                                                • manuscript
                                                • Swahili
                                                  [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9912
                                                  • Muhamadi Kidjumwa Masihii
                                                  • manuscript
                                                  • Swahili
                                                    [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9913
                                                    • Muhamadi Kidjumwa Masihii
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                                                    • Swahili
                                                      [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9914
                                                      • Muhamadi Kidjumwa Masihii
                                                      • manuscript
                                                      • Swahili
                                                        [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9915
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                                                        • Swahili
                                                          [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9916
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                                                            [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9917
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                                                              [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9918
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                                                              • Swahili
                                                                [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9919
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                                                                • Swahili
                                                                  [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9920
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                                                                  • Swahili
                                                                    [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9921
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                                                                    • Swahili
                                                                      [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9922
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                                                                      • Swahili
                                                                        [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9923
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                                                                          [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9924
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                                                                            [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9925
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                                                                              [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9926
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                                                                              • Swahili
                                                                                [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9927
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                                                                                • Swahili
                                                                                  [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9928
                                                                                  • Muhamadi Kidjumwa Masihii
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                                                                                  • Swahili
                                                                                    [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9929
                                                                                    • Muhamadi Kidjumwa Masihii
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                                                                                    • Swahili
                                                                                      [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9930
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                                                                                        [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9931
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                                                                                          [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9932
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                                                                                            [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9933
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                                                                                              [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9934
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                                                                                              • Swahili
                                                                                                [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9935
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                                                                                                • Swahili
                                                                                                  [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9936
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                                                                                                    [DE-SBB] Hs. or. 9937
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                                                                                                    • Swahili