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 Maqāla fī l-tathlīth
(415 words)

Treatise on the Trinity

Ibn al-Ṭayyib

Date: Unknown; before October 1043

Original Language: Arabic


This is a substantial treatise (eight pages in Troupeau’s edition) divided into an introduction, seven chapters, and a conclusion on the following subjects (see Samir, ‘Bibliographie’, pp. 205-6 and Troupeau, ‘Le traité sur l’Unité’, pp. 72-73): 1. Christianity is different from other religions because it appea…

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Faultless, Julian, “ Maqāla fī l-tathlīth”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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