Saʿd b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān
(103 words)

fl. 1256/1840-41.

Sources

Last (1965a), 12, (1967a), xxxviii.

Biography

A companion of ʿAbd Allāh b. Muḥammad Fodiye, he wrote his only known work under the third Emir of Gwandu Ibrāhīm al-Khalīl (reg. 1835-60).

Works

1. Tartīb al-aṣḥāb wa-tajmīʿ al-arbāb min aṣḥāb al-shaykh ʿAbd Allāh b. Muḥammad Fodiye.

A list of ʿAbd Allāh’s companions and students with their ethnic origins, and information on ʿAbd Allāh’s dispute with Muḥammad Bello.

MSS: Ibadan (CAD), 414; Kano (BU), AF, 3/112; Maiduguri (CTSS), 86/0107; Sokoto (SHB), 4/47/364…

Cite this page
“Saʿd b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 17 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20006_1a_16>
First published online: 2016



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