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

The fourth quantity of Arabic Literature of Africa offers with the scholarly and literary creation 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 of chapters in response to ethnic, scholarly, or non secular affiliations. A biography of every writer is given the place attainable, earlier than the checklist of his or her writings. for every writer is given an inventory of identified writings, with info of latest manuscript copies, released variations and translations. There are indexes of authors, titles, first strains of poetry, and a common index, in addition to a bibliography of all works noted within the quantity. An preliminary review and bankruptcy introductions supply an summary heritage of Islamic studying within the zone.

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1044/1634-5. T. Südn, 30, 224, 308/ TSE, 43; Fat˛, 38; Nashr, i, 331; Tafirıf, i, 37-8; GAL S II, 33430. His great-great grandfather was the celebrated mid-fifteenth century q∂ı of Timbuktu. ), and became q∂ı of Timbuktu on 12 Shawwl 1020/18 December 1611, following the death of his brother Mu˛ammad. He was a celebrated teacher of fiqh and grammar. His comm. on the ◊jurrümiyya was in circulation in Fez, according to Nashr (loc. ), where its author is described as ‘fair in complexion, dressed in handsome garments, eloquent of speech and awe-inspiring’.

P. [Rabat], 1396/1976, i, 251-4 . MSS: Ibadan (CAD), 175; Ibadan (UL), 313; Niamey, 251 (qawfiid bi˛illiyyat al-dukhn); Rabat (KhH), 3627(2); Tamgrout, 2999(6); Timbuktu (CEDRAB), 1490. Sadki (1996), 30, reports that the text is included in Ibn Abı Ma˛allı, alIßlıt al-khirrı†. 30. al-Lumfia fı ajwibat al-as√ilat al-arbafia Completed 11 Shawwl 1004/7 June 1596. Responses to four questions. According to Fagnan, Catalogue, 532(9), they are: 1. The relationship between the Islamic and the Gregorian calendars.

Comm. on matters in the Mukhtaßar of Khalıl. A˘MAD B◊B◊ b. A˘MAD b. al-˛jj A˘MAD B. fiUMAR b. MU˘AMMAD AQˆT al-Tinbuktı, al-Südnı, al-Masüfı, al-∑anhjı, b. 22 Dhü’l-˘ijja 963/26 October 1556, d. 6 Shafibn 1036/22 April 1627 Autobiography in Kifya, 704; al-Maqqarı, Raw∂at al-s, Rabat, 1983, 303-15; T. Südn, 35/ TSE, 48-9; Khulßa, i, 272; al-Ifrnı, Nuzhat al-˛dı, Paris, 1888-9, 97-8 (edn. of Casablanca, 1998, 171-2); idem, ∑afwat man intashar min akhbr ßula˛√ al-qarn al˛dı fiashar, Fez, 1310/1892-3, 52-5; Nashr al-mathnı, i, 271-6; Fat˛, 31-7, ed.

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