The Followers of Sīdī Maḥmūd and their Disciples

H. T. Norris

in Ṣūfī Mystics of the Niger Desert

Published in print September 1990 | ISBN: 9780198265382
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191682889 | DOI:
The Followers of Sīdī Maḥmūd and their Disciples

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The scholars who witnessed Sīdī Mahmūd's pre-eminence and his superior virtue were those men who were distinguished in learning. Some amongst them were those who were the disciples of Shayk Muhammad b. al-Karīm al-Maghīlī. Others amongst them were those who had met him and who also had met Shayk Abū Ruways. Some had met Imām al-Suyūtī and Shayk Ahmad al-Zarrūq. These men, and other scholars like them, were the lords of the people of the ninth century of the hijra.

Keywords: scholars; Sīdī Mahmūd; Shayk Muhammad b. al-Karīm al-Maghīlī; Shayk Abū Ruways; Imām al-Suyūtī; Shayk Ahmad al-Zarrūq; hijra

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