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al-Ḥājj Muḥammad b. ʿAdlān al-Shāyqī al-Hawashābī al-Tanqāsī
(403 words)

fl. early 18th cent.

Sources

K. al-ṭabaqāt, 358-59; Dhayl, 115; Karrar (1992), 41 and 139.

Biography

A Shāyqī from the Hawashāb clan, al-ḥājj Muḥammad made the pilgrimage and settled in Medina where he studied philosophy, logic and jurisprudence with ʿAbd Allāh al-Maghribī, who taught the works of the Egyptian Mālikī jurist, Muḥammad b. ʿAbd Allāh al-Kharashī (or al-Khirshī, d. 1101/1689-90; GAL II, 318, S II, 438). Returning to the Sudan, he settled at Tanqāsī north of Merowe in the Shāyqiyya country. According to the K. al-ṭabaqāt, he…

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“al-Ḥājj Muḥammad b. ʿAdlān al-Shāyqī al-Hawashābī al-Tanqāsī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 22 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_10001_3_9>
First published online: 2016



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