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 Legal judgement
(279 words)

Unnamed work on Muslims acting as witnesses to dhimmī marriages

Ibn ʿAbd al-Rafīʿ

Date: Unknown; before 1333

Original Language: Arabic


The work is only known from a brief mention by al-Zarkashī, Taʾrīkh al-dawlatayn, p. 56. He details the circumstances in which it was written as follows.

Ibn ʿAbd al-Rafīʿ was in competition with Abū ʿAlī ʿUmar al-Hāshimī (q.v.), the judge in charge of the administration of marriage law in Tunis, over which…

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Thomas, David, “ Legal judgement”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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