ABDUL MULKU ZAHARI

EXEMPLARY FIGURE AND DOCUMENTER OF BUTON MANUSCRIPT

  • Rahmawati Rahmawati Kantor Bahasa Sulawesi Tenggara
Keywords: manuscript, Buton, exemplary, Abdul Mulku Zahari

Abstract

Abdul Mulku Zahari is know as the documenter of Buton manuscripts. A number of Buton manuscripts collected by the Abdul Mulku Zahari family have become sources of learning and research for various groups of people. This research aims to (1) describe the role of Abdul Mulku Zahari in preserving the Buton manuscripts. (2) describe Abdul Mulku Zahari as an exemplary figure in character formation. The data about Abdul Mulku Zahari's activities in taking care and collecting the Buton manuscripts were obtained from library research. The result indicates Abdul Mulku Zahari's metorious service in saving and taking care of the Buton manuscripts as the ancestors' heritage is exemplary. His responsibility and love to local cultural heritage as well as his appreciation to it are some of Abdul Mulku Zahari's exemplary characteristics. The Buton manuscripts saved by Abdul Mulku Zahari contain local wisdom that is very useful in character building.

Published
2017-12-01