Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 A chronicle fragment
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A chronicle fragment

A chronicle fragment

Date: 10th or 11th century

Original Language: Arabic


The fragmentary 14th-century copy of this chronicle, a mere 18 folios long, relates the first 18 years (912-929) of the reign of the Spanish Umayyad Caliph ʿAbd al-Raḥmān III (912-61), the period during which the muwallad (convert from Christianity) ʿUmar ibn Ḥafṣūn and his sons led an uprising. The rebels took possession of the fortress in Bobastro…

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Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro, “ A chronicle fragment”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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