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Aḥmad Ibrāhīm Datte
(77 words)

Biography

He settled in Cam.

Works

1. Kashf al-ghiṭāʾ ʿammā ʿalayhi al-Yaʿqūbiyya min al-khaṭaʾ

A critique of the Hamallist sub-sect led by Yaʿqūb Sylla. Apparently they predicted the end of the world for early Rabīʿ I 1342/c. 12 October 1923.

MS: Dakar (IFAN), St. Louis, 406.

2. Tanwīr al-fuʾād fī madḥ khayr al- ʿibād

Poem in praise of the Prophet. Opens: ʿAfat al-diyāru bi-dhī ’l-ṭulūḥi li-wādī * Dhāt al-maṣyafi li-Mayyata wa-Suʿādī

MS: Dakar (IFAN), St. Louis, 404.

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“Aḥmad Ibrāhīm Datte”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 25 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_40009_2_24>
First published online: 2016



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