Mauro Nobili

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Research Output

2020
2019

The Written Word: Islamic Literacy and Arabic Manuscripts in West Africa

Nobili, M., 2019, Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange Across Medieval Saharan Africa . Berzock, K. (ed.). Chicago, IL: Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, p. 241-253

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2018

New Reinventions of the Sahel: Reflections on the tārkīh Genre in the Timbuktu Historiographical Production, Seventeenth to Twentieth Centuries

Nobili, M., 2018, Landscapes, Sources and Intellectual Projects: Politics, History and the West African Past. Essays in Honour of Paulo Fernando de Moraes Farias . Green, T. & Rossi, B. (eds.). Leiden - Boston, MA : Brill, p. 201-219

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017

Introduction: African history and Islamic manuscript cultures

Nobili, M., Sep 11 2017, The Arts and Crafts of Literacy: Islamic Manuscript Cultures in Sub-Saharan Africa. Walter de Gruyter GmbH, p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

The Arts and Crafts of Literacy: Islamic Manuscript Cultures in Sub-Saharan Africa

Brigaglia, A. (ed.) & Nobili, M. (ed.), Sep 2017, De Gruyter. 367 p. (Studies in Manuscript Cultures; vol. 12)

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

The Manuscripts that Never Were: In Search of the Tārīkh al-Fattāsh in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana

Nobili, M. & Diagayeté, M., Jun 1 2017, In : History in Africa. 44, p. 309-321

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Short Note on Some Historical Accounts from the IFAN Manuscripts

Nobili, M., 2016, In : History in Africa. 43, p. 379-388 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

A Report on Some Collections of Islamic Manuscripts in Ivory Coast and Ghana

Nobili, M. & Diagayete, M., Aug 2015, In : History in Africa.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catalogues of Arabic manuscripts from Africa

Nobili, M., 2015, Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies: An Introduction. Bausi, A. (ed.). Hamburg: Tredition, p. 473-474 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Towards a new study on the Tārīkh al-fattāsh

Nobili, M. & Mathee, M. S., 2015, In : History in Africa. 42, p. 37-73 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Review: G. Mommersteeg's In the City of the Marabouts: Islamic Culture in West Africa

Nobili, M., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Academy of Religion. 82, 3, p. 869-874 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Central Sudanic Arabic Scripts (Part 2): Barnāwī

Brigaglia, A. & Nobili, M., Sep 1 2013, In : Islamic Africa. 4, 2, p. 195-223 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Trans-Saharan Book Trade: Manuscript Culture, Arabic Literacy and Intellectual History in Muslim Africa

Nobili, M., Jan 1 2013, In : Oriente Moderno. 93, 1, p. 324-330 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Back to Saharan Myths: Preliminary Notes on "Uqba al-Mustajab"

Nobili, M., 2012, In : Annual Review of Islam in Africa. 12, p. 79-84 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Collectanea Islamica

Melis, N. (ed.) & Nobili, M. (ed.), Nov 2012, Aracne Editrice. 256 p. (Futūḥ al - buldān)

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

Écriture et Transmission du savoir islamique au Mali: le cas du ṣaḥrāwī

Nobili, M., 2012, La transmission du savoir islamique traditionnel au Mali. Pelizzeri, E. & Sylla, O. (eds.). Paris: L'Harmattan, p. 35-68 34 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Introduction: A Plurality of Historical and Linguistic Experiences

Melis, N. & Nobili, M., 2012, Collectanea Islamica. Melis, N. & Nobili, M. (eds.). Rome: Aracne Editrice, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Manuscript Culture of West Africa

Nobili, M., 2012, In : Journal of Manuscript culture. 5, p. 42-51 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risāla min Maryam bt. Fūdī ila al-ibn: A brief contribution to the study of eschatology in 19th century Nigeria

Nobili, M., 2012, Collectanea Islamica. Melis, N. & Nobili, M. (eds.). Rome: Aracne Editrice, p. 71-86 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Arabic scripts in West African manuscripts: A tentative classification from the de Gironcourt collection

Nobili, M., Mar 1 2011, In : Islamic Africa. 2, 1, p. 105-133 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Bookishness in the Sokoto Caliphate and the Arabic Documents Relating to the jihādī Literary Production in the de Gironcourt Collection of Arabic Manuscripts

Nobili, M., 2011, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Hausa Studies: African and European Perspectives (Napoli 5th-7th July 2010). Baldi, S. & Yakasai, H. M. (eds.). Napoli: Universita degli studi di napoli, p. 241-255 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2010

Review: A. Gori and B. Scarcia's (eds.) L'Islam in Etiopia: Bilanci e prospettive

Nobili, M., 2010, In : Oriente Moderno. 90, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

2008

"Rediscovering" the de Gironcourt Manuscript Collection

Nobili, M., 2008, In : Annual Review of Islam in Africa. 10, p. 62-66 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle