Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Al-sulūk lī-maʿrifat al-duwal wa-l-mulūk
(1,198 words)

‘The path to knowledge about dynasties and kings’


Date: Shortly before 1421

Original Language: Arabic


It is not known precisely when al-Maqrīzī started working on this chronicle, though it was after he had finished writing the chronicles dealing with earlier periods (ʿIqd jawāhir al-asfāṭ fī akhbār madīnat al-Fusṭāṭ, from the Muslim conquest of Egypt to the Ikhshīdid dynasty, and Ittiʿāẓ al-ḥunafāʾ bi akhbār al-aʾimma al-khulafāʾ, covering the Fat…

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Bauden, Frédéric, “ Al-sulūk lī-maʿrifat al-duwal wa-l-mulūk”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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