Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-Ḥīra
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Ḥīra: Ibn al-Nadīm, Fihrist, p. 109, and Yāqūt, Irshād, vii, p. 253, list this separately from the preceding work.

Abū l-Mundhir Hishām ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Sāʾib al-Kalbī

Date: Before 819 or 821

Original Language: Arabic


If this was indeed a separate work from the Kitāb al-Ḥīra wa-tasmīyat al-biyaʿ wa-l-diyārāt wa-nasab al-ʿIbād, and not the result of later confusion in listing, one work may possibly have been something like an epitome of the …

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

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