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Unidentified and Addenda
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The variation of names by which authors are known has led every compilation consulted for this work to repeat some authors, and despite our efforts there are likely a few duplicate notices for some writers in this work. Also, there are five authors whose names, for technical reasons, appear here in the addenda rather than under their tribal nisba, along with a handful of writers whose identity remains unknown.

1858 Ābba b. al-Bukhārī al-Yaʿqubī

1859 ʿAbd Allāh b. al-Mubārik

1860 ʿAbd Ar-Raḥmān b. Sālim al-Awjalī Ad-Dāwudī al-Walātī

1861 Abū Bakr Khālidū Bā

1862 Bashīr b. ʿAlī b. Muḥamma…

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“Unidentified and Addenda”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 28 February 2024 <>

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