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ʿAlī b. Aḥmad Boye
(117 words)

b. 1 Ramadan 1376/2 April 1957


A native of Géoul in northern Senegal, he was taught Arabic and other Islamic sciences in his village by his father and his uncle Sh. Bashīr Ngirane.

Manuscripts listed below are in the family’s collection in Guéoul.


1. al-Tarbiya al-islāmiyya wa-ahdāfuhā

Written in 1410/1990.

2. Mawqif al-marʾa fī ’l-mujtamaʿ al-islāmī

Written in 1412/1992.

3. Ḍarūrat al-ʿamal fī ’l-islām

Written in 1413/1993.

4. Iṭmiʾnān al-qalb wa-ahammiyatuhū fī ḥayāt al-insān

Written in 1415/1995.

5. Qaṣāʾid

i) Q. al-biʾr al-ʿatīq


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“ʿAlī b. Aḥmad Boye”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 06 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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