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Pusposaputro, Modest Sarwono (1976) Hikayat Suhunan Gunung Jati : A hagiography of a Muslim saint in Java. MPhil thesis. SOAS University of London. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25501/SOAS.00028686

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Abstract

The Hikayat Suhunan Gunung Jati is a Malay text known so far from only one manuscript, Raffles Malay No. 30, dated 29 August 1815 and preserved in the Library of the Royal Asiatic Society in London; it is catalogued under and has hitherto been known by the title Daftar Sejarah Cherebon, but the manuscript does not describe itself by any title. Apart from genealogies (leading back to the Prophet Muhammad), the work concerns itself mainly with the life of an early Muslim saint and missionary in West Java, Suhunan Gunung Jati (died ca. 1570 AD). This thesis consists of an edition of the Malay text, with introduction, translation and notes. It makes more accessible material on the early Islamization of Java as seen by an indigenous chronicler.

Item Type: Theses (MPhil)
SOAS Departments & Centres: SOAS Research Theses > Proquest
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.25501/SOAS.00028686
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2018 15:01
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/28686

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