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Muḥammad al-Sanūsī b. Yūsūf b. ʿAbd al-Qādir al-Khazrajī al-Ḥimyarī
(114 words)

fl. 1266/1850.

Works

1. Manẓūmat asmāʾ Allāh al-ḥusnā.

MSS: Ibadan (UL), 363; Zaria, 108/7.

2. Naẓm buḥūr al-shiʿr.

14 vv. on the metres of poetry. Opens: Ḥamadtu ilāhī thumma ṣallaytu thāniyā * ʿAlā Ṭāhā maʿa atbāʿihi min ʿabīdī.

MSS: Ibadan (UL), Bornu, 3; Zaria, 15/9, Smith, 1/3.

3. Sullam al-irtiqāʾ li-man yurā fī ’l-fiqh dhā iʿtināʾ.

Vers. of the ʿAshmāwiyya. Opens: Yaqūlu ʿabd rabbihi ’l-Quddūsī * Muḥammadu ’bnu Yūsuf al-Sanūsī.

MSS: Ibadan (UL), Bornu, 15; Maiduguri (BCLIS), 30; Zaria, 15/3, 4, 5, 6, Smith, 1/15.

4. Simply attributed to “al-Sanū…

Cite this page
“Muḥammad al-Sanūsī b. Yūsūf b. ʿAbd al-Qādir al-Khazrajī al-Ḥimyarī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20010_2_8>
First published online: 2016



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