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ʿUmar b. Muḥammad al-Ḥusaynī
(59 words)

fl. early 19th cent.


1. R. ilā ʿAbd Allāh b. Muḥammad Fodiye

The writer complains of false accusations made against him by the people of Liptako of unjust killing, being harsh with those he commands and seizing property. The author cites various sources including the “Replies” of al-Maghīlī in his defence.

MS: Paris (BI), 2413(199).

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“ʿUmar b. Muḥammad al-Ḥusaynī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2016

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