|⁵⁰²In volume 2 | book 3, The Decline of Islamic Literature | Section 3, From the Napoleonic Expedition to Egypt in 1798 until the Present Day
In the nineteenth century there was no scholarly activity to speak of in the Yemen or in Hadramawt, and though there were men who tried to continue the oral tradition, literary production had no importance whatsoever.
1. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. Sulaymān al-Ahdal, who died in 1250/1835, see Suppl. III, 1311.
2. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. Muḥammad b. al-Ḥusayn b. ʿUmar Bā ʿAlawī, who was muftī al-diyār al-Ḥaḍramiyya, was active as a…