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 Kitāb al-Ḥīra wa-tasmīyat al-biyaʿ wa-l-diyārāt wa-nasab al-ʿIbād
(598 words)



Al-Ḥīra, the names of the churches and monasteries, and the ancestry of “the Faithful”

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

Date: Before 819 or 821

Original Language: Arabic

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The work is not extant. The title above is that given by Ibn al-Nadīm, Fihrist, p. 109 (where the last word is vocalized as al-ʿabbād; Flügel gives al-ʿibādiyyīn). Yāqūt, who acknowledges the Fihrist as his source (Irshād, vii, p. 251), shortens it to Kitāb al-Ḥīra wa-tasmīyat…

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb al-Ḥīra wa-tasmīyat al-biyaʿ wa-l-diyārāt wa-nasab al-ʿIbād”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23621>
First published online: 2010



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