Contemporary scholar. A member of the Adārisa of Luxor of Upper Egypt and son of the last ruler of the independent Idrīsī state of ʿAsīr.
1. al-Sayyid Aḥmad ibn Idrīs.
This work, representing the current state of knowledge and understanding among the Adārisa of Luxor, is undoubtedly the single most important “traditional” source for Ibn Idrīs’ life.
Publ. al-Uqṣur (Luxor), 1406/1986, 81 pp. handwritten and privately distributed.
Aḥmad b. Muṣṭafā al-Idrīsī refers to three other works by himself, but it i…