Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Al-aḥkām al-kubrā
(731 words)

Kitāb al-iʿlām bi-nawāzil al-aḥkām

Major legal judgements

Abū l-Aṣbagh ʿIsā ibn Sahl ibn ʿAbdallāh al-Asadī al-Jayyānī

Date: Between 1079 and 1090

Original Language: Arabic


Al-aḥkām al-kubrā is a collection of legal cases presented before various judicial authorities of al-Andalus. It preserves not only fatwās issued in connection with actual legal cases, but also accounts of the whole legal process followed in their adjudication. In th…

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Serrano Ruano, Delfina , “ Al-aḥkām al-kubrā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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