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Muḥammad b. al-Imām Aḥmad b. Muḥammad b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Yamānī b. Muḥammad b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Ḥajrami al-Barnāwī
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known as al-Ṭalba al-kabīr, d. 25 Shaʿbān 1297/2 August 1880.

Sources

K. al-istidhkār, 271-4.

Biography

A descendant of the celebrated eighteenth-century scholar Muḥammad b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Hajrami (q.v.), he studied under his father and then at al-Azhar. He was qāḍī of the Shehu’s council and is described in K. al-Istidhkār as a great muḥaddith and a celebrated exegete. He taught many scholars of Bornu, Bagirmi and Wadai. An elegy for him by one of his students is included in K. al-istidhkār.

Works

1. Daqāʾiq al-asrār fī dhikr mā dall…

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“Muḥammad b. al-Imām Aḥmad b. Muḥammad b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Yamānī b. Muḥammad b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Ḥajrami al-Barnāwī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 23 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20010_2_13>
First published online: 2016



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