Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-burhān (fī l-qawānīn al-mukmala wa-l-farāʾiḍ al-muhmala)
(930 words)

‘The demonstration (concerning completed canons and neglected prescriptions)’

Ibn al-Rāhib

Date: 1270

Original Language: Arabic


Between 1270 and 1281, Ibn al-Rāhib made three versions of the Kitāb al-burhān, in a way representing a triple edition. The originals of the first and third versions are extant, in addition to a direct version of the second. Even though the first copy is unavailable at present, this is truly exc…

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Sidarus, Adel, “ Kitāb al-burhān (fī l-qawānīn al-mukmala wa-l-farāʾiḍ al-muhmala)”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 29 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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