Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Al-durr al-thamīn fī manāqib al-muslimīn wa-mathālib al-mushrikīn
(349 words)

The costly pearl, on the virtues of the Muslims and defects of the associators

Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad al-Kātib

Date: Unknown; between 1174 and 1193

Original Language: Arabic


According to the part of Al-durr al-thamīn summarized by al-Nuwayrī (Nihāyat, xxxi, pp. 261-64) in the context of an account of measures taken against the dhimmīs in 700 AH (on this see the accounts of other Muslim historians in D. Little, ‘Coptic conversion t…

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Thomas, David, “ Al-durr al-thamīn fī manāqib al-muslimīn wa-mathālib al-mushrikīn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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