Krapf (tr.), Psalms in Oromo, 1872

Krapf, Ludwig (tr.). The Book of Psalms, translated into the Galla language [i.e., Oromo]: Printed at the expense and by the request of the British and Foreign Bible-Society in London at the Mission-Press of St. Chrischona (Switzerland), 1872

(adapted from scans contributed by the
Swiss National Library, Bern)

For further reading

Gräber, Gerd, and Wolbert Smidt. “Krapf, Johann Ludwig,” in Encyclopaedia Aethiopica, vol. 3, ed. S. Uhlig, p. 436-38. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2007.

Gütl, Clemens. Johann Ludwig Krapf: “Do’ Missionar vo’ Deradenga” zwischen pietistischem Ideal und afrikanischer Realität. Hamburg: Lit-Verlag, 2001.

  • See esp. the appendix with an overview of Krapf’s linguistic works and translations on p. 168-74 [first translation into Oromo already in 1839]

The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments. Translated into the Galla language [i.e., Oromo] by Onesimos Nesib. St. Chrischona: Mission-Press, 1899 (at the expense of the British and Foreign Bible Society in London).

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