Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-awsaṭ fī l-maqālāt
(715 words)

Fī l-maqālāt

The middle way among the teachings, On the teachings

Al-Nāshiʾ al-Akbar

Date: Probably before 893

Original Language: Arabic

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The work has not survived intact, but has come down as a series of excerpts preserved by the 13th-century Coptic author Abū l-Faḍāʾil al-Ṣafī ibn al-ʿAssāl from a copy of the work made in 923 by Yaḥyā ibn ʿAdī (q.v.). Since Yaḥyā lived in Baghdad and would have been aware of authors active there r…

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb al-awsaṭ fī l-maqālāt”, 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_22556>
First published online: 2010



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