Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-majmūʿ fī l-muḥīṭ bi-l-taklīf
(688 words)

The comprehensive, on the All-embracing concerning the [divine] imposition

Ibn Mattawayh

Date: Unknown, possibly early 11th century

Original Language: Arabic


The Majmūʿ is a commentary on ʿAbd al-Jabbār’s Al-muḥīṭ bi-l-taklīf, which probably dates from after 990, since it is not mentioned in the list of completed works in the Mughnī, which was finished in that year. This suggests that Ibn Mattawayh’s commentary is likely to have been written …

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb al-majmūʿ fī l-muḥīṭ bi-l-taklīf”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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