Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Legal opinion


Date: Unknown; before 923

Original Language: Arabic


An opinion given in the name of al-Ṭabarī on the status of non-Muslims in areas under Muslim control is preserved in a treatise written in 1353 by the scholar Taqī l-Dīn al-Subkī. There must be some measure of uncertainty over the authenticity of this opinion, first because al-Subkī declares that he does not know which work it or…

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Thomas, David, “ Fatwā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 01 December 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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