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Ṣūfī Mystics of the Niger Desert: Sidi Mahmud and the Hermits of Aïr

H. T. Norris

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198265382
eISBN:
9780191682889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265382.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is a study of the evidence that exists to this day in the Niger Republic, and in the adjacent regions of Saharan and non-Saharan Africa, about the life of Sīdī Mahmūd al-Baghdādī, who, it ... More


The Later History of the Maḥmūdiyya

H. T. Norris

in Ṣūfī Mystics of the Niger Desert: Sidi Mahmud and the Hermits of Aïr

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198265382
eISBN:
9780191682889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265382.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Much of what is known about Sīdī Mahmūd has been derived from traditions of the Khalwatiyya Sūfī order that inherited his mantle in Aïr. Because of the known connection between Jibrīl and Uthmā and ... More


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