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 Masālik al-naẓar fī nubuwwat sayyid al-bashar
(529 words)


‘Ways of discernment, concerning the prophethood of the master of mankind’, ‘The all-embracing’

Saʿīd ibn Ḥasan al-Iskandarānī

Date: April, 1320

Original Language: Arabic


The Masālik al-naẓar, which its author says he completed in Damascus in 1320, is largely composed of comments on passages from books of the Hebrew Bible in which Saʿīd claims to see predictions of the coming of Muḥammad or details that point t…

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Thomas, David, “ Masālik al-naẓar fī nubuwwat sayyid al-bashar”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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