Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Al-mawāʿiẓ wa-l-iʿtibār fī dhikr al-khiṭaṭ wa-l-āthār
(1,287 words)

Al-mawāʿiẓ wa-l-iʿtibārAl-khiṭaṭ

‘Admonitions and reflections on the quarters and monuments’


Date: The first version was started around 1408 and completed around 1413; the second version was completed shortly after 1428.

Original Language: Arabic


This work may be described as a topographical and archaeological description of Egypt in general and of Cairo in particular. Though the way was paved by authors who preceded…

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Bauden, Frédéric, “ Al-mawāʿiẓ wa-l-iʿtibār fī dhikr al-khiṭaṭ wa-l-āthār”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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