Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-ziyādāt fī Kitāb al-Nāshiʾ fī l-maqālāt
(364 words)

Additions to al-Nāshiʾ’s book On the Teachings


Date: Unknown; before about 980

Original Language: Arabic


The work has not survived, and only its title is mentioned by Ibn al-Nadīm. It was almost certainly a supplement to the late 9th-century work of al-Nāshiʾ al-Akbar (d. 906) (q.v.), called by its modern editor Kitāb al-awsaṭ fī l-maqālāt, on the various Muslim and non-Muslim beliefs known at the time he wrote. That work itself survives…

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb al-ziyādāt fī Kitāb al-Nāshiʾ fī l-maqālāt”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 02 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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