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Muḥammad b. Amjad b. Aḥmad al-Tijānī
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Biography

Probably grandson of Sh. Aḥmad al-Tijānī, nephew of al-ḥājj ʿUmar, and ruler of Māsina, after his reconquest of it in 1864.

Works

1. Qaṣīda

Poem celebrating Aḥmad al-Tijānī’s jihād, and praise of al-ḥājj ʿUmar. [see Oloruntimehin (1972), 162-7].

MS: Paris (BN), 5519, ff. 167v-169a.

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“Muḥammad b. Amjad b. Aḥmad al-Tijānī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 20 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_40005_3_5>
First published online: 2016



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