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

By William Cummings

The chronicles of Gowa and Talloq are an important ancient assets for the research of pre-colonial Makassar. they've got supplied the elemental framework and masses of the knowledge that we own concerning the origins, progress, and growth of Gowa throughout the 16th and 17th centuries. in this interval Gowa and its shut best friend Talloq turned the main robust strength within the jap 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 provide historians and different students a useful beginning on which to base interpretations of this important position and time in Indonesian historical past. This quantity is needed studying for students of pre-modern Southeast Asia, together with historians, linguists, anthropologists, and others. complete textual content (Open entry)

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His royal name was I Daeng Macciniq. His karaeng-title was Karaeng Buluq Sipong. 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.

She was called Karaeng ri Balloq. Another of his wives, a sister of Karaeng I Waraq, was Karaeng Maqdangea. She was divorced and then married by Daeng ri Mangallekana. Another of his wives was I Daeng ri Pattukangang, a widow of Tumamenang ri Makkoayang and a child of Gallarrang Bontomanaiq named I Kare Saluq. The personal name of I Daeng ri Pattukangang was I Tuli. Her royal name was Daenna I Mene. Her mother [27r] was an anaq karaeng of one from Garassiq, a grandchild of the Somba Garassiq,116 named I Daeng Paikaq.

122 The ruler of the people of Soppéng was I Lamattang. The gallarrang was called Pulipuya. The Arung Matoa of Wajoq was I Lamangkace. His royal name was I Todama. His posthumous name was Matinroa ri Kannana. 123 He married one from Timurung and had children: Tumatinroa ri Talloq and Makkalarua. His posthumous name was Matinroa ri Aqdenenna. He was also called Ampadae Salassiqna. Inside Macciniq, before Suang, the Bugis reformed and returned back home. Then said the people of Wajoq and the people of Soppéng, ‘Why?

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