Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-risāla fī l-kharāj ilā l-Rashīd
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Kitāb al-kharāj

The Letter on property tax to al-Rashīd, Property tax

Abū Yūsuf Yaʿqūb ibn Ibrāhīm ibn Ḥabīb al-Anṣārī l-Kūfī

Date: Between 786 and 798, though Calder disputes Abū Yūsuf’s authorship and dates it to the mid-9th century

Original Language: Arabic

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Since the work was ostensibly written for Hārūn al-Rashīd, it must have been completed between 786, when the caliph succeeded, and 798 when Abū Yūsuf died. If the introduction i…

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb al-risāla fī l-kharāj ilā l-Rashīd”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23548>
First published online: 2010



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