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Ḥasīb b. al-Ṣiddīq b. al-Amīn b. Ḥamad al-Majdhūb
(154 words)

known as Ḥasīb al-ʿĀlim, d. after May 1884.

Sources

Wasīla, 71, 78, 200; Durham (SAD), 97/5/97-8 (letter from the Mahdi); Nūr al-Dāʾim (1954), 286; al-Ṭayyib (1980), 102-3.

Biography

The most prominent member of the Sammānī branch of the Majādhīb; his father was initiated into it by Shaykh Ḥasīb b. Imām al-Kūbāwī (q.v.; see Nūr al-Dāʾim (1954), 284-86). Ḥasīb studied fiqh in Zabīd, took the Sammāniyya from Ḥasīb b. Imām in Mecca, and returned to his native Qōz al-Fūnj (Berber) to become a prominent teacher. The Mahdi …

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“Ḥasīb b. al-Ṣiddīq b. al-Amīn b. Ḥamad al-Majdhūb”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 21 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_10010_2_2>
First published online: 2016



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