Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Al-ibāna ʿan uṣūl al-diyāna
(110 words)

An elucidation concerning the principles of religion


Date: Before 985

Original Language: Arabic


The work is not extant. It is mentioned in the author's Iʿlām and his Amad (dated 985, which also mentions the Iʿlām). In the Iʿlām (p. 150) he refers to the Ibāna for comparisons between Islam and other religions in the areas of human relations and specific prohibitions.


It is impossible to say what this was.



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Rowson, Everett K., “ Al-ibāna ʿan uṣūl al-diyāna”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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