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By John O. Hunwick, R. S. O'Fahey

ISBN-10: 1423710959

ISBN-13: 9781423710950

ISBN-10: 9004124446

ISBN-13: 9789004124448

The fourth quantity of Arabic Literature of Africa bargains with the scholarly and literary construction of authors from Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Niger, and Ghana, from earliest occasions to the current day. The paintings is prepared either domestically and chronologically, and writers are grouped inside chapters in keeping with ethnic, scholarly, or non secular affiliations. A biography of every writer is given the place attainable, earlier than the record of his or her writings. for every writer is given an inventory of recognized writings, with info of present manuscript copies, released versions and translations. There are indexes of authors, titles, first strains of poetry, and a basic index, in addition to a bibliography of all works talked about within the quantity. An preliminary assessment and bankruptcy introductions offer an overview historical past of Islamic studying within the sector.

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He was a nephew of Q∂ı Ma˛müd b. fiUmar, and a well-known ascetic. He made the pilgrimage to Mecca, and soon after his return to Timbuktu, left again with his family, and took up residence in Medina where he remained until his death. He wrote several small works on Sufism. 1. Mufiın al-∂ufiaf√ fı ’l-qinfia See Nayl, 102. 2. Shar˛ manqib al-sdt al-kirm min al-ßa˛ba See Nayl, 182. Comm. on a statement of the qualities of some of the Companions attributed to the Prophet, and known as his waßiyya, as recorded in writing by Mu˛ammad b.

O. Hunwick, “Studies in the Ta√rıkh al-fattsh, I: Its authors and textual history” RBCAD, v (1969), 57-65, II: “An alleged charter of privilege issued by Askiya al-˛jj Mu˛ammad to the descendants of Mori Hawgro”, Sudanic Africa, iii (1992), 133-46; N.

1078; Cherbonneau (1854-5), 19-20. Both editions of Infq al-maysür wrongly call him Mu˛ammad b. fiUmar b. Mu˛ammad Aqıt. He studied under his father, whom he succeeded as q∂ı of Timbuktu on 15 Shawwl 955/17 November 1548, and held the post until his death. THE MIDDLE NIGER TO 1800 15 1. Tafilıq fial rajaz al-Maghılı fı ’l-man†iq See Nayl, 340. Comm. on Mina˛ al-Wahhb of Mu˛ammad b. fiAbd alKarım al-Maghılı (d. 909/1503-4 or 910/1504-4, see ALA II, 20). A˘MAD b. MU˘AMMAD b. SAfiˆD b. 931/1524-5, d.

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