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Muṣṭafā al-Miṣrī
(173 words)

known as Muṣṭafā khawāja, d. 1798.


Zeltner (1992), 296.


Secretary to ʿAlī Pasha Qaramānlī of Tripoli, for whom the chronicle was composed.


1. Taʾrīkh Fazzān.

The last entry in the chronicle is dated 1166/1752-53.

Publ. Tripoli: Centre d’études historiques 1979, ed. Ḥabīb Wadāʿa al-Ḥasnāwī.

A copy of this chronicle was made in 1793 by the French vice-consul in Tripoli, Anne Charles Froment de Champ Lagarde, and sent to Paris. This was lost in 1799, but was later redisovered in Malta.

Transl. de Champ Lagarde made a tra…

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“Muṣṭafā al-Miṣrī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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