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Writings Ascribed To Ibn Idrīs
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The following list is based primarily on al-Idrīsī (1406/1986), 25-27. The importance of this listing is that the author says that all the items, whether in manuscript or in print, are in his possession; it is this archive that is referred to below as “al-Zayniyya, Luxor”. Sayyid Aḥmad b. Muṣṭafā b. ʿAbd al-ʿĀl al-Idrīsī (q.v.) also notes that other writings by Ibn Idrīs are in the possession of various Egyptian, Yemeni and Sudanese scholarly families. “Al-Maw…

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“Writings Ascribed To Ibn Idrīs”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 29 November 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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