A Chain of Kings: The Makassarese Chronicles of Gowa and by William Cummings PDF

By William Cummings

ISBN-10: 9067182877

ISBN-13: 9789067182877

The chronicles of Gowa and Talloq are crucial ancient assets for the examine of pre-colonial Makassar. they've got supplied the elemental framework and masses of the knowledge that we own in regards to the origins, progress, and enlargement of Gowa in the course of the 16th and 17th centuries. in this interval Gowa and its shut best friend Talloq grew to become the main robust strength within the japanese Indonesian archipelago, and historians have relied seriously at the chronicles to chart the advancements of this era. on hand for the 1st time in English translation, the 2 texts will supply historians and different students a useful origin on which to base interpretations of this important position and time in Indonesian historical past. This quantity is needed interpreting for students of pre-modern Southeast Asia, together with historians, linguists, anthropologists, and others. complete textual content (Open entry)

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They divorced. [Subsequently Karaeng ri Somba Opu] was married28 by Karaeng Mandalleq. They had a child: Karaeng Ballaq Bugisika. 32 A chain of kings He married a Polombangkeng woman, did Karaeng Tumapaqrisiq Kallonna. A child of Karaeng Jamarang he wed. They had a child Karaeng Jonggoa. Another daughter was named I Kawateng. She went to marry a man in Jipang and had children. Called I Lajalle, that was the name of her husband. They had children: Pabua; Pasaria. Karaeng ri Jonggoa married the elder sibling of I Daeng ri Pattukangang.

Denotative meaning, connotation, stylistic arrangement, syntax, spoken rhythm? What is of primary importance varies from text to text depending on the translator’s background, intent, translation style, and intended audience. Thus there are abundant choices for any translator of Makassarese chronicles to make before beginning work. Deciding which paths to tread and which to shun is partly a matter of personal style. Each translator rewriting the work of another inevitably translates within the frame of his or her own strengths and preferences as a writer.

He married his first cousin, a child of Karaeng Barombong, named I Tadumai and had children Karaeng Paqbineang and Karaeng Garassiq. 112 Another wife113 was I Loqmoq Pareq. She also had one daughter who was married by Karaeng Lekoqbodong, named I Sambali, and had a child I Ralung who was married by I Daeng Mangalle and adulterous with Daeng Bombong. 114 Another of his slave wives was I Sambe. After the karaeng died she gave birth to a daughter named I Kawateng. 115 Another lady at court he did sleep with, and she had a son named I Mammaneka.

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