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 Kitāb al-ittiḥād
(558 words)

Treatise on the union

Ibn al-Ṭayyib

Date: Unknown; before October 1043

Original Language: Arabic


In the eighth chapter of his compilation Majmūʿ uṣūl al-dīn, al-Muʾtaman ibn al-ʿAssāl includes the eleventh and fourteenth chapters of a treatise by Ibn al-Ṭayyib entitled Kitāb al-ittiḥād, otherwise lost. These extracts fill around 30 pages in the edition.

Ibn al-Ṭayyib’s chapter 11 (chap. 8, §§ 126-78 in Majmūʿ uṣūl al-dīn, ed. Wadi) reveals the Christolog…

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Faultless, Julian, “ Kitāb al-ittiḥād”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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