Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Maqālāt ahl al-milal wa-l-niḥal
(273 words)

Doctrines of communities and sects

Ṣāʿid al-Andalusī

Date: Before about 1068

Original Language: Arabic


This work is lost and is only known from a single reference in the Ṭabaqāt al-umam (ed. H. Bū ʿAlwān, Beirut, 1985, p. 54, listing one MS reading as Al-muʾallaffī maqālātahl al-milal wa-l-niḥal, ‘The collection on the doctrines of communities and sects’), which leaves unclear whether this was the title of the work or a description of it. …

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Thomas, David, “ Maqālāt ahl al-milal wa-l-niḥal”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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