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Muḥammad b. Saʿīd al-Saylāwī (or -Sīlāwī) al-Fūtī
(50 words)

Biography

Perhaps to be identified with Muḥammadu Samba Mombeyaa; see below, p. 514.

Works

1. Minkhalat al-ajzāʾ

Poem on the Qurʾān.

MS: Paris (BN), 5484, ff. 98-102r.

2. Q. mīmiyya

Account of the conquest of S.n.k.lā by Imam Ibrāhīm.

MS: Paris (BN), 5734, ff. 170r-173r.

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“Muḥammad b. Saʿīd al-Saylāwī (or -Sīlāwī) al-Fūtī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 14 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_40005_4_10>
First published online: 2016



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