Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 ʿAshara masāʾil saʾala ʿanhum baʿḍ al-talāmīdh min muʿallimihi
(738 words)

Kitāb al-muʿallim wa-l-tilmīdh

Ten questions that one of the disciples asked of his master, Book of the master and the disciple (10 questions)

Ten questions

Date: Late 11th to early 12th century

Original Language: Arabic


Ten questions is a short treatise in erotapokriseis or question-and-answer form. Through the questions of a ‘disciple’ and the responses of his spiritual ‘master’, it teaches – in simple Arabic – the fundamental doctri…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ ʿAshara masāʾil saʾala ʿanhum baʿḍ al-talāmīdh min muʿallimihi”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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