Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Maqālāt fī l-radd ʿalā l-Yahūd wa-l-Naṣārā
(409 words)

‘Treatises in refutation of the Jews and Christians’

Ibn al-Labbād

Date: Unknown; before 1232

Original Language: Arabic


In his Kitāb al-ifāda wa-l-iʿtibār, ‘Information and instruction’, about great matters and significant events concerning Egypt, Ibn al-Labbād refers briefly to the Christians in a discussion about the beliefs of the various nations. He says that their practices, such as the veneration of icons and…

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Thomas, David, “ Maqālāt fī l-radd ʿalā l-Yahūd wa-l-Naṣārā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 03 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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