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oldest known Malay manuscript

a 16th century Malay translation of the "Aqā"id of Al-Nasafi
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  • English
Dept. of Publications, University of Malaya , Kuala Lumpur
Malay literature -- To 1900 -- History and criticism., Manuscripts, M
Statementby Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas.
ContributionsNasafī, ʻUmar ibn Muḥammad, 1068?-1142.
LC ClassificationsPL5130.5 .A424 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 156 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2175237M
ISBN 10967994025X
LC Control Number88947843

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