Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Al-makhraj wa-l-mardūd fī l-radd ʿalā l-Naṣārā wa-l-Yahūd
(578 words)

‘Repudiation and rebuttal, in refutation of the Christians and Jews’


Date: Before 1296

Original Language: Arabic


This poem rhyming in lām, 284 verses long in Basaj’s edition of al-Būṣīrī’s poems, is effectively an apology for Muḥammad which includes short refutations of Christian and Jewish beliefs. It can be divided into three major parts: the refutations of the two faiths (vv. 1-80); predictions from th…

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Thomas, David, “ Al-makhraj wa-l-mardūd fī l-radd ʿalā l-Naṣārā wa-l-Yahūd”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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