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al-Makkī al-Naḥwī al-Rubāṭābī
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fl. late 18th cent.


K. al-ṭabaqāt, 103-4; MacMichael (1922), ii, 254-55; Dhayl, 118.


He studied under Muḥammad al-Qināwī al-Miṣrī (K. al-ṭabaqāt, 100-1) and Muḥammad w. ʿĪsā (K. al-ṭabaqāt, 347-48). He taught first among the Zaydāb section of the Jaʿaliyyūn, but later moved to al-Mansī (or Wad al-Mansī), to the south of Arbajī, in the Gezira, where he died (Bruce (1813), vi, 422, notes it as a locality containing two tombs of holy men). His pupils are listed in K. al-ṭabaqāt, 103; among them was Mūsā b. Yaʿqūb Abū Quṣṣa (q.v…

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“al-Makkī al-Naḥwī al-Rubāṭābī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 11 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2016

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