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 Maqāla fī l-tawba
(549 words)

Treatise on repentance

Ibn al-Ṭayyib

Date: Unknown; before October 1043

Original Language: Arabic


This was a work in 14 chapters, although only 13 have been preserved. Chapters three to seven are missing in the principal manuscript, which consists of nine folios. However, chapters three to six are preserved in chapter 54, §§ 2-55 of Majmūʿ uṣūl al-dīn by al-Muʾtaman ibn al-ʿAssāl (ed. Wadi), so only chapter seven is still lost.

The contents of these chapters are …

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Faultless, Julian, “ Maqāla fī l-tawba”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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