Idrīs b. Khālid b. Muḥammad
(194 words)

fl. 1830.


Nothing firm is currently known about this author, but according to the analysis of his Tabṣirat al-nuẓẓār in RBCAD, xiv-xvii (1983-89), 107, Wazir Junayd of Sokoto identifies him with Idrīs b. Khālid, qāḍī of Gwandu. It is possible that the works below belong to more than one author.


1. Jāmiʿ ahamm masāʾil al-aḥkām fī qaṭʿ al-khiṣām mimmā ishtaddat (var. iḥtawat) ʿalayhi ḥājat al-ḥukkām.

Written in 1250/1834-5, it discusses selected points of law, based on the writings of Sh. ʿUthmān b. Muḥammad Fod…

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“Idrīs b. Khālid b. Muḥammad”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 16 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2016

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