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Abū Bakr Muḥammad b. Abī ’L-Maʿālī b. Ḥamad W. Umm Maryōm
(259 words)

known as Wad al-Mutaʿāriḍ, d. 1884.

Sources

Karrar (1992), 79.

Biography

A member of the Khōjalāb holy clan of Qubbat Khōjalī (Khartoum North), he was appointed a khalīfa of the Khatmiyya by Muḥammad al-Ḥasan (q.v.), with whom he made several journeys. He later settled on Misāwī Island in the Shāyqiyya country. He was killed in battle during the Mahdiyya.

Works

1. Qaṣīda lāmiyya fī madḥ ʿAlī al-Mīrghanī.

Opens: A-barqu sāriyati ’l-iṭlāq lam yazal.

In praise of ʿAlī al-Mīrghanī; written before his birth by inspiration (bi-ishāra) from Muḥammad…

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“Abū Bakr Muḥammad b. Abī ’L-Maʿālī b. Ḥamad W. Umm Maryōm”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 20 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_10008_3_1>
First published online: 2016



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