Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Al-radd ʿalā al-Naṣārā
(239 words)

Refutation of the Christians


Date: Before about 1120

Original Language: Arabic


The work has not survived. Meier, ‘Ṭāhir aṣ-Ṣadafī vergessene Schrift’, offers some information about the circumstances in which it was written, though without mentioning sources. It appears that, in a battle against the Christian forces of the north, al-Yaḥṣubī fell from his horse and was captured, but he was then sa…

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El Hour, Rachid, “ Al-radd ʿalā al-Naṣārā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 13 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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