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94 Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ofNanaAsma'u 41 May God accept this poem. I have concluded it in the year 1254.[95 Language oforiginal: Source oftext: Introduction: Elegy for My Sister Fad'ima Sonnore Mo'!nna 183811839-1254 Fulfulde Waziri Junaidu Work 15 This is an elegy to commemorate the death of Fadima, who was also known as Mo'Inna. Fadima, born at Dege1 circa 1787 A.D., was a full sister of Caliph Muhammad Bello, and a half sister (different mother) of Nana Asma'u. Fadima's mother, Hauwa, was known as Inna Garka, who came from a scholarly family: her children were Muhammad Bello (Caliph 1817-1837); Abubakar AtiKu (Caliph 1837-1842); Fadima; Saudatu; and Hannatu. Fadima married Aliyu Jedo, the outstanding Amir al-Jaish (War Commander), and they had two children, Dayi (who probably died young), and Maryam, who married Abdulkadir, Asma'u's eldest son. In his

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ISBN
9781609170653
Related ISBN
9780870134753
MARC Record
OCLC
605316199
Launched on MUSE
2012-12-20
Language
English
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