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Aḥmad al-Tijānī b. Ibrāhīm Niyās
(134 words)

known as Cheikh Tidjane Niasse, b. c. 1932

Sources

Paden (1973), 123; Hiskett (1980).

Biography

The third son of Ibrāhīm Niasse, he has travelled extensively to visit the disciples of his father in countries such as Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroun, and Ghana.

Works

1. al-Baḥth wa’l-tawḍīḥ fī ḥaflat al-zifāf wa’l-taʿmīm On wedding celebrations and the wearing of turbans.

Publ. Lagos: Prinko Lagunju, n.d. [1966], with Yoruba and English translations (copy in UBMIA/TIJ, 87).

2. Iʿlān hāmm wa-daʿwā shāmila li-majlis al-ṣūfiyya wa-dhikr m…

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“Aḥmad al-Tijānī b. Ibrāhīm Niyās”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 01 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_40006_2_8>
First published online: 2016



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