Enigmatic Saint: Ahmad Ibn Idris and the Idrisi Tradition

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Northwestern University Press, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 261 pages
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Contents

The Moroccan Years
27
The Unknown Years
51
The Final Years
81
The Idrisi Tradition and the Idrisi Family
107
alSanusi and alMIrgham
130
Ibrahim alRashid and the Rashidi Tradition
154
The Idrisi Tradition
170
Ibn Idris Towards an Intellectual Portrait
193
Sources and Bibliography
210
Index of Topics and Terms
241
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About the author (1990)

R.S. O'Fahey is professor of history at the Department of Middle Eastern and African History, University of Bergen, Norway. He has been researching the history of Darfur since 1968, and in 1972 he founded the University of Bergen's internationally recognized research program on the Sudan.

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