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 Al-ta'rīkh al-Manṣūrī
(601 words)

‘The Manṣūrī history’

Ibn Naẓīf al-Ḥamawī

Date: Almost certainly early 1230s

Original Language: Arabic


The work is a political history of the world from the creation up to the year 1233, dedicated to the Ayyūbid ruler al-Manṣūr, and is one of three known works by the author. The other two were a chronicle until the year 940, and a now lost universal history, of which Al-taʾrīkh al-Manṣūrī is but a brief summary. For the period up to 1192, Ibn Naẓīf al-Ḥamawī …

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Mallett, Alex, “ Al-ta'rīkh al-Manṣūrī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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