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 Kitāb al-manfaʿa
(2,208 words)



Benefit

ʿAbdallāh ibn al-Faḍl al-Anṭākī

Date: Between 1043-52

Original Language: Arabic

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Benefit is ʿAbdallāh ibn al-Faḍl’s major work. It spans 50 folios in MS Beirut, Bibliothèque Orientale – 541, and consists of 75 chapters, of which seven and a half (chs 28-31, 71-72, second half of 74, and 75) seem to be lost (though the oldest manuscript, MS Khenchara, Dayr al-Shuwayr – 56, still needs to be consulte…

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Treiger, Alexander, “ Kitāb al-manfaʿa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25035>
First published online: 2010



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