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 Kitāb al-burhān fī l-dīn
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Kitāb al-burhān

Demonstration on religion, Demonstration

Kitāb al-burhān fī l-dīn

Date: Unknown; possibly 10th century

Original Language: Arabic


The author of Kitāb al-burhān fī l-dīn, ‘The book of demonstration on religion’ (the title found in the manuscripts’ table of contents) is unknown. Although the text’s explicit is clear (Kitāb al-burhān li-Yaḥyā ibn ʿAdī), the incipit is ambiguous and seems to refer to a translation of a book written by a…

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Platti, Emilio, “ Kitāb al-burhān fī l-dīn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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