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Ilorin
(1,926 words)

This chapter is written by Stefan Reichmuth and Razaq D. Abubakre

The emergence of an Arabic literature in the Yoruba region is a recent phenomenon by comparison with northern Nigeria, as the earliest evidence for Arabic writings of local origin does not go back beyond the nineteenth …

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“Ilorin”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 09 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20011_1>
First published online: 2016



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