Date: Unknown, about 935 Original Language: Arabic
ʿAbd al-Jabbār says that the emperor’s letter was sent after the Byzantine capture of Melitene, which took place in 934. It would thus have been composed for Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus (r. 911-59). It must have been taken to Baghdad in the mid 930s, and ʿAlī ibn ʿĪsā would have sent his rep…
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“ Jawāb ʿan kitāb malik al-Rūm”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_22630>