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Aḥmad Bābu b. al-Ḥāj al-Idyaydbī
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d. 1136/1723–4


Teachers: al-Fāḍil b. Abī al-Fāḍil al-Ḥassanī.

Aḥmad Bābu was a renowned expert in fiqh, especially in teaching the widely-studied Mukhtaṣar of Khalīl, according to Bārtaylī/Fatḥ ash-Shakūr. According to Ibn Twayr, he studied this discipline with the celebrated al-Fāḍil b. Abī al-Fāḍil al-Ḥasanī who, himself, had studied with the famous Egyptian …

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“Aḥmad Bābu b. al-Ḥāj al-Idyaydbī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <>

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