By William Cummings
The chronicles of Gowa and Talloq are crucial ancient resources for the learn of pre-colonial Makassar. they've got supplied the elemental framework and masses of the data that we own concerning the origins, progress, and growth 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 strong strength within the jap Indonesian archipelago, and historians have relied seriously at the chronicles to chart the advancements of this era. to be had for the 1st time in English translation, the 2 texts will supply historians and different students a useful starting place on which to base interpretations of this important position and time in Indonesian heritage. This quantity is needed analyzing for students of pre-modern Southeast Asia, together with historians, linguists, anthropologists, and others. complete textual content (Open entry)
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Her mother [27r] was an anaq karaeng of one from Garassiq, a grandchild of the Somba Garassiq,116 named I Daeng Paikaq. Another of his wives was I Daeng ri Dataq. She was also called I Daeng Malompoa. Her royal name was I Daeng Arenne. She was a second cousin of Karaeng I Waraq. The lands conquered during the reign of Tumamenang ri Makkoayang are not discussed here, but later in the discussion of Tumamenang ri III The Gowa chronicle 41 Makkoayang. 117 [Tunijalloq] ruled with his wife. ]118 When he first ruled, a great famine struck.
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. His royal name was I Kare Tanjang. The wife of Karaeng Tunijalloq who did not have children was Karaeng Bissua. She was also called Karaeng Batu-Batu. A full sibling of Karaeng Baine, her personal name, may I not be cursed, was I Lingga. She adopted Karaeng ri Barombong. Another of his wives was Karaeng ri Bone. A child of Tunipalangga, she adopted Karaeng ri Manjalling, whose personal name was I Lotong.
Tumassalangga Barayanga became ruler. Nothing is said of his wives, death. ’12 Then he went out into the mountains north of Jonggoa. There was thunder, then rain in the sunshine, then he could not be seen. 13 Not known also are their wars. Not known further is how long they ruled. 14 Karaeng Bayo was one of two siblings, both brothers. His younger sibling was named Lakipadada. He was the bearer of Sudanga. 16 Tumassalangga Barayang had a child I Puang Loe Lembang. I Puang Loe Lembang had a child Tuniatabanri.
A Chain of Kings: The Makassarese Chronicles of Gowa and Talloq by William Cummings