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 Kitāb al-taʾrīkh
(430 words)


Abū Marwān ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Ḥabīb ibn Sulaymān ibn Hārūn/Marwān ibn Julhuma ibn ʿAbbās ibn Mirdās al-Sulamī

Date: 1st half of 9th c., redacted in 2nd half of 9th c.

Original Language: Arabic


The version of the Kitāb al-taʾrīkh which has come down to us is a recension made by Ibn Ḥabīb's pupil Yūsuf ibn Yaḥyā l-Maghāmī in the years 888-91. Together with Ibn Raʾs Ghanama's History, the Kitāb al-taʾrīkh is one of only two world histories written in al-Andal…

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Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro, “ Kitāb al-taʾrīkh”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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