Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Al-Ḥasan ibn Ayyūb
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Al-Ḥasan ibn Ayyūb is known for one work alone, and apart from this few further details about him have survived.

Ibn al-Nadīm mentions him in the Fihrist (p. 221) among ‘the Muʿtazila about whom nothing is known’ (al-Muʿtazila mimman lā yuʿrafu min amrihi ghayra dhikrihi), and says that one of his works was a refutation addressed to his brother ʿAlī ibn Ayyūb, which was an exposition of the weakness of Christian…

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Thomas, David, “Al-Ḥasan ibn Ayyūb”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 03 December 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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