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 Kitāb al-iqnāʿ
(118 words)



Persuasion

Abū l-ʿAbbās ʿĪsā ibn Zayd ibn Abī Malik

Date: Late 9th c.

Original Language: Arabic

Description

Sbath describes the book as a work of Christian apologetic. Until a copy is found, however, we cannot be certain that it was directed towards Muslims.

Significance

Each small entry of this sort contributes to our sense of the energy that the Arabic-speaking East-Syrian community of the 9th century dedicated to the Christian apologetic enterprise.

Manuscripts

MS Aleppo, S…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Kitāb al-iqnāʿ”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23786>
First published online: 2010



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