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 Libellus Habentometi de unio Dei
(460 words)

'The Libellus of Ibn Tūmart on the unity of God'

Mark of Toledo

Date: 1213

Original Language: Latin


At the behest of Archdeacon Mauricius of Toledo, Mark translated this series of short works by Ibn Tūmart, founder of the Muwaḥḥidūn (Almohads), who ruled the Maghreb and much of Spain in the 11th and 12th centuries. Inspired by al-Ghazālī’s thought, Ibn Tūmart propounded a rationalist version of Islamic monotheism, which he advanced in a more philosophical form in his ʿAq…

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Burman, Thomas E., “ Libellus Habentometi de unio Dei”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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