Ḥasan al-Baṣrī
(122 words)

b. ʿAbd Allāh b. al-Amīn b. Muḥammad b. al-Amīn b. Shuraḥ Bāskīl al-Rubāṭābī, d. in the 1940s.

Sources

Qurashī Muḥammad Ḥasan (1976), iii, 417-39, examples of his poetry.

Biography

His grandfather, al-Amīn b. Muḥammad, was known by the name of his mother, Umm Ḥaqīn (or Ḥaqqayn?), who was a descendant of malik Sāmkiyya, one of the kings of the Jummūʿiyya.

Ḥasan al-Baṣrī was born on Islanj Island, north of Khartoum. He studied with his grandfather who had taken the Sammāniyya from Aḥmad al-Ṭayyīb w. al-Bashīr (q.v.) and who had established a khalwa

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“Ḥasan al-Baṣrī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 20 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_10004_4_18>
First published online: 2016



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