SCRIPTS OF AFRICA - Native Writing Systems of Africa
Africa has produced numerous native scripts. Today only Ge'ez Alphabet is in modern usage. A script is not only a technology for writing the spoken word, and hence a vital form of communication. It is also a cultural symbol of a people and their identity. The mere sign of Arabic language carries the power of Islam and the Arab/Muslim people. Every time we see Amharic written we see the might of Ethiopian culture. A script is powerful political symbol used all over the world to show national…
Ṣuwar al-kawākib. - Princeton University Library Catalog
Auriga (mumsik al-a'innah), the charioteer. (Constellations of the northern hemisphere). folio 13. Auriga [Ṣuwar al-kawākib] [صور الكواكب] Creator: Ṣūfī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn ʻUmar, 903-986 صوفي، عبد الرحمن بن عمر Origin:  According to the colophon, copied on 4 Ramaḍān 1015 (fol. 40b). Reading statement in the name of Ibrāhīm ibn al-Shaykh Muḥammad, Jumādá al-Ulá 1114  (fol. 43b).