Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Kitāb al-dhayl

The 'History' or 'Chronicle' of Yaḥyā ibn Saʿīd ibn Yaḥyā al-Anṭākī, Sequel, History, Chronicle

Yaḥyā ibn Saʿīd al-Anṭākī

Date: Approximately 1006-34

Original Language: Arabic


The Dhayl or ‘Sequel’ of Yaḥyā ibn Saʿīd ibn Yaḥyā al-Anṭākī is a chronology of the years 938-1034 which carefully follows the model of its predecessor, the Annals of Saʿīd ibn Baṭrīq. It is arranged by ruler, specifically, the Abbasid and Fatimid caliphs. It…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Dhayl”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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