Hadejia
(98 words)

1. Bēgen yaƙin shuhadar Haɗēja.

Anon, poem of 184 vv. celebrating the martyrs who died in the battle against the British in 1906.

Publ. 40 vv. in Hiskett (1975), 248-9, trans., 145-7.

2. Tarihin Haɗēja.

According to Hiskett (1975), 142, the poem in its present form was composed by a certain Abdu Mai Gari.

Publ. 30 vv. in Hiskett (1975), 248-9, trans. 142-4.

3. Tarihin Fulanin Haɗēja.

13 pp. Hausa Roman, covering history of Hadejia down to Emir Haruna ɗan Abdulƙadir (reg. 1950-59).

MS: Kaduna (AH), 1/14/71.

4. Taʾrīkh Haɗējā.

MS: Kaduna (NA), C/AR31/1.

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“Hadejia”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 22 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20014_16>
First published online: 2016



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