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Arabic titles

1. Akhbār al-zamān

Attributed to Yaḥyā b. Saʿīd al-Fullānī.

MS: Timbuktu (MHMT), 176, 630.

2. Naql al-kawāʾin

Events of bilād al-sūdān.958-1353/ 1551-1934. See also MKUB, 5, where this title is attributed to Aḥmad Bū’l-Aʿrāf.

MS: Timbuktu (C…

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“General”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 19 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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