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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 instances to the current day. The paintings is prepared either locally and chronologically, and writers are grouped inside of chapters based on ethnic, scholarly, or spiritual 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 a listing of recognized writings, with information of latest manuscript copies, released variations and translations. There are indexes of authors, titles, first traces of poetry, and a normal index, in addition to a bibliography of all works observed within the quantity. An preliminary review and bankruptcy introductions supply an overview historical past of Islamic studying within the sector.

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3. Mas√ala fı sha√n mu†lafiat kutub min mahjir MS: Timbuktu (CEDRAB), 1511. 4. al-Muqaddima al-Wangariyya Said to be on taw˛ıd. MS: Timbuktu (MMHT), 276. 5. 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.

This appears to have been an early title for Nayl al-marm (see no. 46 below). ) seems to refer to Fat˛ al-Qadır as such. 13. Fat˛ al-Razzq fı mas√alat al-shakk fı ’l-†alq Written after 1014/1606. MSS: Rabat (KhH), A9615 (majmüfi), Photo 1899; Tamgrout, 2538(4), 2999(12); Timbuktu (CEDRAB). 773. Publ. Fez, 1307/1889-90 (with 2, 19, 21, and 68). 14. Fat˛ al-∑amad al-Fard fı mafin ma˛abbat Allh li’l-fiabd Written after 1012/1603. MSS: Tamgrout, 2018(3); Timbuktu (CEDRAB), 772; Tunis (KhA), 3760, ff.

17. Ghyat al-ijda fı muswt al-ffiil li’l-mubtada√ fı shar† al-ifda Abridgt. of author’s al-Ibd√ wa’l-ifida. MSS: Tamgrout, 2999(15). 18. al-Ibd√ wa’l-ifida fı muswt al-ffiil li’l-mubtada√ fı shar† alifda See Zouber (1977), 99. On syntax. Completed before 991/1583. 22 CHAPTER ONE 19. Ifhm al-smifi bi-mafin qawl Khalıl fı ’l-nik˛ bi’l-manfifi Written after 1014/1606. Gloss on a passage in the Mukhtaßar concerning marriage. See also his al-Nukat al-lawmifi, item no. 47 below. MSS: Rabat (KhH), 9016, alif 9616; Tamgrout, 2538, 2999(8).

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