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Omar ibn Said (1770–1864) was a writer and Islamic scholar, born and educated in what is now Senegal, who was enslaved and transported to the United States in 1807. There, while enslaved for the remainder of his life, he wrote a series of works of history and theology, including a subsequently famous autobiography.


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Omar ibn Said (1770–1864) was a writer and Islamic scholar, born and educated in what is now Senegal, who was enslaved and transported to the United States in 1807. There, while enslaved for the remainder of his life, he wrote a series of works of history and theology, including a subsequently famous autobiography.


Omar ibn Said sections
Intro   Biography   Manuscripts  See also  Further reading  References  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Biography
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