Adamawa
(118 words)

1. Labarun Sarakunan Adamawa.

See East (1933), ii, 61-101. It deals with the reigns of Modibbo Ādam, Lawal, Sanda and Zubayr, covering the period 1809-1902. It includes a section on the Emir of Hadejia al-Bukhārī (reg. 1848-50 and 1851-63), and a final section on Ḥayātū b. Saʿīd (q.v.).

2. Nubdha min dhikr bilād Ādamāwā.

MS: Niamey, 114 (copy in Zaria, 191/1).

3. Marthiyat Modibbo Ādam.

Elegy for the first Fulani emir of Adamawa. Opens: Dhahab al-ḍiyāʾu wa-dāmat al-ahwālū * Wa-tanāfarat bi-tarākum al-aḥwālī. MSS: Zaria, J31/3, 127/4.

On Adamawa history in the nineteenth century, …

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“Adamawa”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 25 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20014_2>
First published online: 2016



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