(A) Works Firmly Attributed To Muḥammad Bello
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1. Ādāb al-tawassul bi-ahl al-nawba.

NSS: Kaduna (NA), A/AR19/8; Kano (BU), MB, 3/199; Niamey, 253 (... ahl al-tawba); Sokoto (SHB), 3/15/51.

2. Aqwā asbāb al-naṣr li ’l-mujāhidīn.

Written in 1248/1832-3. See Hunwick & Gwarzo (1967), 84.

MS: Paris (BI), 2416(220).

3. al-ʿAwāmil fī ’l-naḥw.

Urjūza in 79 vv. on grammar based on the Alfiyya of Ibn Mālik and the Alfiyya of Ibn Muʿṭī (Yaḥyā b. ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī al-Zawāwī, d. 628/1231, see Kaḥḥāla, xiii, 209).

MSS: Ibadan (UL), 80; Kaduna (NA), D/AR49/3; Sokoto (CIS), 3/5/55, 3/9/127 (both with title ʿIlm al-jumal al-naḥwiyya, cf. Smith (1959a), no. 2).

Publ. ed. & comm. in al-Masʿūdī (1990).

4. al-Badr al-lāmiʿ fī ’l-wird al-jāmiʿ.

See Kensdale (1957), no. 6.

MSS: Zaria, 23/2.

Comm. by author written 27 Dhū ’1-Qaʿda 1246/9May 1831.

MS: Paris (BN), 5558, ff. 90b-l 13b.

4a. Birr al-wālidayn.

Alternative title for Fawāʾid mujmala, q.v.

5. al-Budūr al-musfira fī ’l-khiṣāl allatī tudraku bihā ’l-maghfira.

See Thaqāfa, 187.

MSS: Ibadan (CAD), 436;

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“(A) Works Firmly Attributed To Muḥammad Bello”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 19 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20004_2>
First published online: 2016



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