Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Al-mughrib fī ḥulā l-Maghrib
(665 words)

'The wondrous work, on gems of the West'

Ibn Saʿīd al-Maghribī

Date: 1250

Original Language: Arabic


This work contains nearly 900 biographies of Muslim authors, giving important information about lost works and quoting from them. It comprises 15 books (asfār), the first six devoted to Egypt, the next three to Tunis (Ifrīqiya) and North Africa (bilād al-Barbar), and the remaining six to al-Andalus. This third group contains details about Christian al…

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Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro, “ Al-mughrib fī ḥulā l-Maghrib”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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