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Ibrāhīm Aḥmad Niang
(137 words)

known as Ustādh Barham Niang

Biography

Born in the early 1930s, he received his elementary training in Kaolack before attending Al-Azhar where he graduated. On his return he taught Arabic for several years in high schools in Senegal before retiring.

Works

1. Amān wa-amān fī tashṭir ba ʿḍ qaṣā ʿid maulānā al-Shaykh Ibrāhīm Niyās

Elegy for Sh. Nadhīr b. Ibrāhim Niyās.

Publ. in Aṣdā al-fayḍa, 1, 1998.

2. Āthār al-taṣawwuf fī ḥayāt al-Shaykh al-ḥājj ʿAbd Allāh Niyās

Paper presented at the International Conference on the Life and Works of al-Ḥājj …

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“Ibrāhīm Aḥmad Niang”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 24 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_40006_2_16>
First published online: 2016



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