Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 A‘lām al-nubuwwa
(149 words)

Signs of prophethood

Ibn Ẓafar

Date: Unknown; probably 1163 (see Ibn Ẓafar, Khayr al-bishar, p. 96)

Original Language: Arabic


As implied by the title, this is most probably identical to Ibn Ẓafar’s Khayr al-bishar and is perhaps an alternative title. The fact that no reference to this work exists in any of the biographical sources supports this possibility. The only references to it are in Kashf al-ẓunūn (i, p. 126) and Hadiyyat al-ʿārifīn (ii, p. 96).


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Demiri, Lejla, “ A‘lām al-nubuwwa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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