Gobir
(114 words)

1. Badr munīr al-aṣl wa-khabar mulūk Ghūbir.

MS: Zaria, 189/5.

2. Baḥth ʿan taʾrīkh Ghūbir.

MSS: Niamey, 2095, 2196 (in Hausa).

3. R. min amīr Ghūbir ʿUmar b. Mayāƙi ilā ’l-amīr al-Ṭāhir.

MSS: Niamey, 1741, 1742.

4. Gobir king-lists.

MSS: Kaduna (NA), 0/AR2/3; Niamey, 8 (with some Ādar history), 38, 50, 394, 1494; Zaria, 187/2, 189/1-2, 191/1.

5. Masʾalat sarakunan Gobir.

Pre-jiḥād history in Hausa.

MS: Zaria, 187/1.

6. Histoire des Sultans de Gobir.

Publ. in Urvoy (1934), 159.

For lists of Gobir rulers, see Appendix 1 to Abdullahi Rafi Augi, “The Gobir Factor in the Socia…

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“Gobir”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 20 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20014_14>
First published online: 2016



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