John O. Hunwick, R. S. O'Fahey's Arabic Literature of Africa: The Writings of Western Sudanic PDF

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 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 locally and chronologically, and writers are grouped inside chapters in accordance with 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 information of current manuscript copies, released versions and translations. There are indexes of authors, titles, first traces of poetry, and a common index, in addition to a bibliography of all works stated within the quantity. An preliminary assessment and bankruptcy introductions offer an summary heritage of Islamic studying within the zone.

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Nüniyya: fiUyün sa˛bin am sa˛b fiuyünı * Saqat ßawba in nufimn bi-ßawb in mafiını iv) Q. r√iyya fı mad˛ malik al-maghrib [Abı ’l-˘asan] Opens: Kha†arat ka-mayys al-qan ’l-muta√a††irı * Wa-ranat bialh÷ al-ghazl al-afifarı Publ. First line only in Ibn al-Kha†ıb, I˛†a, 347. v) Q. sıniyya: Zrat fı kulli la˛÷in †arfu mu˛tarisı * Wa-˛awla kulli kins in kaffu muftarisı Publ. 25 vv. in Ibn al-Kha†ıb, I˛†a, 347-9 CHAPTER ONE 12 Publ. 14 vv. in Ibn al-A˛mar, al-Katıba al-kmina, 236-7. vi) Six occasional verses rhyming in ∂d are given in Ibn alA˛mar, al-Katıba al-kmina, 238.

Nayl al-mafilı shar˛ fiaqıdat Bad√ al-mlı See al-Nbulsi (1986), 366-7. 6. Na÷m ∑ughr al-Sanüsı Vers. of ∑ughr of al-Sanüsı in 174 vv. Opens: Ya˛madu rabbahu khayr al-˛amdı * Al-Wangariyyu Mu˛ammadu ’bnu A˛mad. See al-Nbulsı (1986), 366, where he is called Mu˛ammad b. A˛mad b. Mu˛ammad b. Ma˛müd b. Abı Bakr Baghyafiu al-Wangarı. MSS: Niamey, 1301 (Na÷m fı ’l-taw˛ıd); Paris (BN), 5484, ff. 135-43, 5492, ff. 16-24, 5492, ff. 161-4 , 5602, ff. 102-110, 6106, ff. 146-155; Timbuktu (CEDRAB), 131, 641, 1039; Timbuktu (MMHT), 369.

OVERVIEW 5 poems honouring him. As for polemical writing, that is mainly a feature of the rivalry between the Qdiriyya and the Tijniyya †arıqas, which surfaces in the mid-nineteenth century, or under the influence of Wahhbı teachings, attacks on Sufism as a whole, generally in the second half of the twentieth century as the Saudi Arabian impact on Muslim Africa increased. In the nineteenth century the Kunta scholar A˛mad alBakk√ı (d. 1865) was a leading anti-Tijnı polemicist, not least because his authority over the Timbuktu region was challenged by the Tijnı conqueror al-˛jj fiUmar (d.

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