Aḥmad al-Qalʿa
(58 words)

and his son, ʿABD ALLĀH b. AḤMAD.

Sources

Qurashī Muḥammad Ḥasan (1968), ii, 198-211, poems by the father; idem (1974), 257-66; idem (1977), 100.

Biography

Jalāliyyūn; the father became an enthusiastic poet of the Mahdiyya. He survived the Mahdist period and spent the last years of his life at Umm Maraḥī on the Blue Nile.

Cite this page
“Aḥmad al-Qalʿa”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 21 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_10004_4_7>
First published online: 2016



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