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I Introduction
2 The Creation
3 The Prophets
I. Musa marries
II. The Snake-stick
III. Musa and the Blind Boy
IV. The Value of Women
VI. Karuni [ Korah ]
VII. The Exodus
VIII. The Three Men who came to drink
IX. Musa, the Dove and the Hawk
I. The Language of the Animals
II. King Sulemani and the Mosquitoes
III. King Sulemani and the Dolphin
I. The Birth of the Prophet
II. The Three Heaps of Gold
4 The Miracles of Mohammed
I. The Conception of Mohammed
II. The Birth of Mohammed
III. The Nurse's story
IV. The Hermit
V. Hadija
VI. Mohammed's Mission
5 Mysterious Destinies
I. The history of the Wakami
II. The Obedient Son becomes Sultan
III. The Rain maker
IV. Muniri
V. The devout slave girl
VI. Three words
VII. Ali, the Sword and the Secret Charm
VIII. The Island of the Snake and the Land of Gold
V. Rising from the Grave (Kutoka Kaburini)
6 Stories of Wit & Wisdom
I. Abu Nuwasi builds a house
II. Abu Nuwasi dies, and rises
III. Abu Nuwasi and the two thieves
IV. Abu Nuwasi obtains a donkey
V. Pans proliferate
VI. The invention of kites
VII. Eggs and pebbles
VIII. The Seven Thieves
I. Zubeida
II. Believe what you see
III. The Bread Tree
7 The Wiles of Women
8 Social Satire
9 Astute Animals
10 Travellers' Tall Tales
I. The Giant Bird and the Girl Tree Island
II. The Copper City
II Spirits & Sorcerers
I. The Place of Plenty
II. Saidi, the Trapper's Son
III. The Kite Spirit
IV. The Magic Bird
I. The Liar
II. Dalari
III. The Liar and the Sorcerer
IV. Kikaurange
V. The Man-eating Monster
VI. The story of Bibi Matalai Shamsi, 'Princess Sunrise'
VII. The Tree Spirit
VIII. The Pumpkin Spirit
IX. The Giant Horse
12 Just Judgements
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Myths and Legends of the Swahili Jan Knappert

Myths and Legends of the Swahili Jan Knappert

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