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

The fourth quantity of Arabic Literature of Africa bargains with the scholarly and literary creation of authors from Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Niger, and Ghana, from earliest instances to the current day. The paintings is prepared either locally and chronologically, and writers are grouped inside of chapters in keeping with ethnic, scholarly, or spiritual affiliations. A biography of every writer is given the place attainable, sooner than the checklist of his or her writings. for every writer is given an inventory of identified writings, with information 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 noted within the quantity. An preliminary review and bankruptcy introductions supply an overview historical past of Islamic studying within the zone.

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T. 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.

MSS: Ibadan (UL), 368; Rabat (AF), fiayn379; Rabat (KhA), D517, ff. 198-221, D2743, ff. 328-78, D3456, J123(2), K383, ff. 218-76, Photo 1902; Rabat (KhH), 3731, 5534; Tamgrout, 3208(10); Timbuktu (CEDRAB), 775. See also Salé, 124(24), 223/ 13, described as R. fı ’lta˛dhır min qurb al-÷alama wa-muß˛abatihim. Dhayl by author, see M rawhu ’l-ruwt, etc. 24. Jawb fian su√l warada min al-Dil√ MSS: Tamgrout, 1553(6). THE MIDDLE NIGER TO 1800 23 25. Jawb fian (var. fı sha√n) al-qawnın al-fiurfiyya allatı tafirafa fialayh bafi∂ sukkn al-jibl Fatw concerning the treatment customarily meted out to brigands, and reprisals against their families by certain groups in the Atlas.

Shar˛ fial ’l-Bas† wa’l-tafirıf fı ’l-taßrıf Comm on the comm. of fiAbd al-Ra˛mn b. fiAlı al-Makküdı al-Fsı (d. 807/ 1405; see Ka˛˛la, v, 156) on the Alfiyya of Ibn Mlik. See Izlat al-rayb, 45; also Mu†ıfi, 58, Sadki, 43, where it is simply listed as Shar˛ rajaz al-Makküdı. 57. Shar˛ al-ßadr (var. ßudür) wa-tanwır al-qalb (var. qulüb) bi-bayn maghfira m nusiba li’l-jnib al-nabawı min al-dhanb (var, dhunüb) Completed 23 Rajab 1014/4 December 1605. See Hunwick (1964), 578/ Fat˛, 35. Analysis in Zouber (1977), 120-1.

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