Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Maqāla fī ḥaqīqat al-diyāna
(109 words)

Treatise on the truth of the [Christian] religion

Abū l-Faraj Yaḥyā ibn Saʿīd ibn Yaḥyā

Date: 11th century

Original Language: Arabic


To judge from the title, this is an apology of the ‘true religion’ genre.


In order to be able to judge the significance of this work, we must hope that a copy of this treatise can be found.


MS Aleppo, Nīqūlāʾus Naḥḥās Collection (13th century; inaccessible MS in private collection; see Sbath, Fihris, Supplement, …

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Maqāla fī ḥaqīqat al-diyāna”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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