Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad al-Kātib
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This otherwise unknown author wrote his work for the Ayyūbid Sultan Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn (r. 1174-93), and would therefore have been his contemporary, most likely living in the capital Cairo.

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Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb al-Nuwayrī, Nihāyat al-arab fī funūn al-adab, ed. M. Qumayḥa et al., 33 vols, Beirut, 2004-5, xxxi, p. 261

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Thomas, David, “Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad al-Kātib”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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