Original Language: Arabic
Al-Sulamī’s Kitāb al-jihād survives only in a single, partial manuscript that is itself split over two codices. The original manuscript runs to a total of 165 pages. The entire work is written in one hand (with the exception of some later annotations) and appears to have been taken down by the scribe as the author was composing it aloud in public.
As noted above, al-Sulamī’s work was composed with…