ʿAbd al-Raʾūf b. Muḥammad al-Būṣīrī b. Hārūn b. Sulṭān
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Sources

Bidmus (1972), 232.

Biography

Grandson of Hārūn Matanmī, ninth Chief Imam of Ibadan (1922-35).

Works

1. Q. fī bayān ḥāl al-faqīh al-ʿallāma al-imām Hārūn b. Sulṭān, also called.Q. al-ḥadītha (sic).

Poem in 126 vv. in praise of Imam Hārūn, with an account of his life See RBCAD, vi (1970), 46-7. Opens: Ḥamdan li-man aḥdatha ’l-anwāʿa fī ’l-azalī * Fa-qad jarā dhālika ’l-ashyāʾū li’l-ʿadlī.

MSS: Ibadan (UL), 509; Ibadan (CAD), 243, 366.

Publ. text and trans. with comments in Abdul-Rahmon (1989), 294-318.

Cite this page
“ʿAbd al-Raʾūf b. Muḥammad al-Būṣīrī b. Hārūn b. Sulṭān”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 20 April 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20012_2_12>
First published online: 2016



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