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Project publications

Monographs

  • Alessandro Gori, A Handlist of the Manuscripts in the Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Volume Two: The Arabic Materials of the Ethiopian Islamic Tradition, with contributions from Anne Regourd, Jeremy Brown, and Steve Delamarter, Ethiopic Manuscripts, Texts and Studies Series, 20, Pickwick Publications, 2014

    Edited volumes

  • Alessandro Gori, with Alessandro Bausi and Gianfrancesco Lusini, eds., Linguistic, Oriental and Ethiopian Studies in Memory of Paolo Marrassini, Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014
  • Alessandro Gori, with Alessandro Bausi and Denis Nosnitsin, eds., 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, Supplement to Aethiopica, 4, Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015.

  • Anne Regourd (guest editor), with Jan-Just Witkam (general editor), Manuscrits en transit / Manuscripts in Transit = Journal of Islamic Manuscripts 5/2-3, 2014

    Articles and book chapters

  • Sara Fani, "Magic, traditional medicine and theurgy in Arabo-Islamic manuscripts of the Horn of Africa", in Alessandro Bausi, Alessandro Gori, Denis Nosnitsin, eds., 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, Supplement to Aethiopica, 4, Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015, 273-280 and plates.

  • Alessandro Gori, "Bag om konflikternes paradigme: Muslimer og kristne i Etiopien og Eritrea", Religion (Denmark), 4, 2015, 38-50.
  • Alessandro Gori, with Alessandro Bausi and Denis Nosnitsin, "Preface. Introduction", in Alessandro Bausi, Alessandro Gori, Denis Nosnitsin, eds., 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, Supplement to Aethiopica, 4, Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015, 17-20.
  • Alessandro Gori, "IslHornAfr: Islam in the Horn of Africa, a Comparative Literary Approach", in Alessandro Bausi, Alessandro Gori, Denis Nosnitsin, eds., 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, Supplement to Aethiopica, 4, Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015, 17-20.
  • Alessandro Gori, "Waqf certificates of Qur'ans from Harar: A first assessment", in Alessandro Bausi, Alessandro Gori, Denis Nosnitsin, eds., 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, Supplement to Aethiopica, 4, Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015, 281-296.
  • Alessandro Gori, "Between Manuscripts and Books: Islamic Printing in Ethiopia", in Caroline Davis and David Johnson, eds., The Book in Africa. Critical Debates, New Directions in Book History, Basingstoke-New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, pp. 65-82
  • Alessandro Gori, Languages and literatures of the Muslims of the Horn of Africa: some first general reflections, in Paolo Nicelli, ed., L'Africa, l'Oriente mediterraneo e l'Europa : Tradizioni e culture a confronto, Roma : Bulzoni, 2015, pp. 119-126
  • Alessandro Gori, "Catalogues of Arabic manuscripts from Africa: Northeast and East Africa", in Alessandro Bausi et alii, eds., Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies. An Introduction, Hamburg : Tredition, 2015, pp. 474-476
  • Alessandro Gori, "Fame (and debts) beyond the sea : two mentions of imam Ahmad b. Ibrahim in an Indian Arabic source", in Alessandro Gori, with Alessandro Bausi and Gianfrancesco Lusini, eds., Linguistic, Oriental and Ethiopian Studies in Memory of Paolo Marrassini, Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014, pp. 477-490
  • Alessandro Gori, "Some observations on a sharifian genealogy of leg Iyasu (Vatican Arabic Manuscript 1796)", in Eloi Ficquet, Wolbert Smidt, eds., The Life and Times of Lïj Iyasu of Ethiopia: New Insights, Northeast African History, Orality and Heritage, 3, Berlin : LIT Verlag, 2014, pp. 31-38
  • Alessandro Gori, "Postfazione. Pidgin amarico e pidgin italiano nel diario di Dario Poppi : alcune osservazioni linguistiche", in Fucili a salve: diario di una resistenza africana, Milano : Terre di mezzo, 2013, pp. 203-213

  • Michele Petrone, "Devotional texts in Ethiopian Islam: a munajah invoking the intercession of prophets, male and female saints and ulama'", in Alessandro Bausi, Alessandro Gori, Denis Nosnitsin, eds., 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, Supplement to Aethiopica, 4, Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015, 259-272.

  • Anne Regourd, "A Late Ayyubid Report of Death Found at Qusayr al-Qadim (Egypt)", in Alexander T. Schubert and Petra M. Sijpesteijn, eds., Documents and the History of the Early Islamic World, Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2014, pp. 11-26
  • Anne Regourd, "Introduction: Sur la trace de l’histoire des collections et des bibliothèques du Yémen", in Journal of Islamic Manuscripts, 5, Issue 2-3, 2014, pp. 111-124
  • Anne Regourd, "Papiers filigranés de manuscrits de Zabid, premier tiers du XVIIIe-milieu du XXe siècle : papiers importés et ‘locaux’", Chapter 8 of: David Hollenberg, Christoph Rauch & Sabine Schmidtke, The Yemeni Manuscript Tradition, Leiden/Boston, E.J. Brill, 2015, pp. 227-251

    Encyclopaedia articles and miscellaneous

  • Alessandro Gori, "‘Arab Faqih Shihab al-Din Ahmad ibn ‘Abd al-Qadir ibn Salim ibn ‘Uthman - Futuh al-habasha", in Christian-Muslim Relations. A Biographical History Volume 7. Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and South America (1500-1600). ed. / David Thomas; John Chesworth. Leiden-Boston : Brill , 2015. pp. 811-815.
  • Alessandro Gori, "‘Enbaqom - Anqäsa amin", in Christian-Muslim Relations. A Biographical History Volume 7. Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and South America (1500-1600). ed. / David Thomas; John Chesworth. Leiden-Boston : Brill , 2015. pp. 794-800.
  • Alessandro Gori, "A few words for Paolo Marrassini", in Alessandro Gori, with Alessandro Bausi and Gianfrancesco Lusini, eds., Linguistic, Oriental and Ethiopian Studies in Memory of Paolo Marrassini, Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014, pp. xxiii-xxv
  • Alessandro Gori, articles "Luuq", "Mogadishu", "Mahammade", "Wadaja", "al-Yaqubi", "Zäkaryas", "Zanj", "Zawiya", "Zayla", in Encyclopaedia Aethiopica, Volume 5, Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014, pp. 405-406, 437-439, 408, 548-549, 23-24, 116-117, 136-138, 159-160, 164-166.

    Presentations

  • Alessandro Gori, 19 March 2014, Addis Ababa: 'Hailing the righteous king : a manuscript text for visitors to the Nagaši'
  • Alessandro Gori, 19 July 2014, Hamburg: 'Waqf certificates from Harar. A first assessment'
  • Alessandro Gori, 23 October 2014, Milan: 'Languages and literatures of the Muslims in the Horn of Africa'
  • Alessandro Gori, 7 October 2014, Copenhagen: 'Islam in the Horn of Africa. A Comparative Literary Approach'
  • Alessandro Gori, 12 December 2014, Paris: '‘Agami in the opposite way. An Arabic manuscript text written in Ethiopian script (EMML 6239)'
  • Alessandro Gori, 25 February 2015, Copenhagen: 'Field work on Ethiopian Islamic manuscripts'
  • Alessandro Gori, 4 March 2015, Florence: 'Lingue e letterature islamiche d’etiopia: nuove prospettive di ricerca'
  • Alessandro Gori, 1 August 2015, Hargeisa: Islam in the Horn of Africa: a New Project
  • Alessandro Gori, 26 August 2015, Warsaw: Some observation on the text of šayh Hašim’s Fath al-rahmani
  • Alessandro Gori, 13 November 2015, Milan: Riflessi letterari del culto dei santi islamici in Africa Orientale

  • Sara Fani, 19 July 2014, Hamburg: Magic, Traditional Medicine and Theurgy in Arabo-Islamic Manuscripts of the Horn of Africa - Classification and description
  • Sara Fani, 7 October 2014, Copenhagen: 'Arabic language and alphabet in Ethiopia'
  • Sara Fani, 25 February 2015, Copenhagen: 'The Simplicity of a Tough Job: Logistical and Technical Issues of Manuscript Digitization in Central Ethiopia'
  • Sara Fani, 4 March 2015, Florence: 'I manoscritti islamici in Etiopia: storia di una tradizione attraverso la codicologia'
  • Sara Fani, 26 August 2015, Warsaw: 'Textual Traditions of Arabic Grammars in Jimma: Regional Continuity and Specificity of Scholarship'

  • Michele Petrone, 25 October 2013, Aix-en-Provence: 'Les privilèges (khasâ'is) du Prophète, la dévotion des juristes'
  • Michele Petrone, 19 March 2014, Addis Ababa: 'A first inquiry about the Tanbih al-Anam by Ibn 'Azzum al-Qayrawani (d. 960/1552) and its ritual usage in Ethiopia and Northern Africa'
  • Michele Petrone, 23 June 2014, Venice: 'Al-Suyuti in the Catalogues of West African Collections of Manuscripts'
  • Michele Petrone, 19 July 2014, Hamburg: 'Some notes about the lists of saints in Harari Arabic manuscripts'
  • Michele Petrone, 7 October 2014, Copenhagen: 'Islam as a Religion of Ethiopia'
  • Michele Petrone, 25 February 2015, Copenhagen: 'Ethiopian Islam through its Manuscript Legacy: some examples from the Jimma Region'
  • Michele Petrone, 4 March 2015, Florence: 'Testi devozionali islamici in Etiopia, fra pratiche e tradizione manoscritta'
  • Michele Petrone, 26 August 2015, Warsaw: 'Ethiopian Tijaniyya in Context. A Preliminary study of its Relations with Other Branches of the Tariqa and of its Development in the First Part of the 20th Century'

  • Anne Regourd, 18 March 2014, Addis Ababa: 'Paper studies: comparison of the papers of Ethiopian Islamic manuscripts (Harari) with those of Yemeni manuscripts from the 17th to the 20th c.'
  • Anne Regourd, 7 October 2014, Copenhagen: 'Manuscript Culture and Codicology: their Contribution to the Study of Ethiopian Islamic Manuscripts'
  • Anne Regourd, 12 December 2014, Paris: 'Ethiopian Islamic and Christian Manuscripts: two material cultures, a working hypothesis'
  • Anne Regourd, 24 March 2015, Addis Ababa: 'The catalogue of the manuscripts of Abdullah Sharif library, Harar'
  • Anne Regourd, 26 August 2015, Warsaw: 'Some More about the Characteristics of Harari Manuscripts'

    Field mission reports

  • First mission report, 17.11.-12.12.2014, Ethiopia, by Sara Fani (read online)
  • Second mission report, 24.7.-6.8.2015, Somaliland, by Michele Petrone