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 Kitāb fī l-nubuwwa
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Abū l-Hudhayl Muḥammad ibn al-Hudhayl ibn ʿUbayd Allāh ibn Makḥūl al-ʿAbdī l-ʿAllāf

Date: Early 9th century

Original Language: Arabic


The work is lost. It is mentioned only in passing by ʿAbd al-Jabbār (Tathbīt, ed. ʿA.K. ʿUthmān, Beirut, 1966, p. 511), together with works of this kind from other authors, including al-Jāḥiẓ (q.v.) and Muḥammad ibn Shabīb (q.v.), in the context of a discussion a…

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb fī l-nubuwwa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 03 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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