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Aḥmad b. Muḥammad b. Aḥmad al-Naṣayḥ al-Rubāṭābī
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known as Ibn Idrīs al-Rubāṭābī or Aḥmad b. Idrīs al-Naṣayḥ, d. in the 1890s.

Sources

al-Ibāna, 34-39, 132 and 149; Abū Salīm (1968), 36-44; Karrar, thesis (1977), 142; idem (1992), 77-78 and 92; Hofheinz (forthcoming).

Biography

His nickname, Aḥmad b. Idrīs, may either come from an uncle or inlaw, ḥājj Idrīs (see al-Ibāna, 132), or from his master’s teacher.

Aḥmad’s family were from the Rubāṭāb people; his mother was the elder sister of Ruqayya bt. Jallāb, the mother of Muḥammad al-Ḥasan al-Mīrghanī, and he was thus a…

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“Aḥmad b. Muḥammad b. Aḥmad al-Naṣayḥ al-Rubāṭābī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 27 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_10008_3_4>
First published online: 2016



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