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 Mukhtaṣar taʾrīkh al-duwal
(499 words)



'Abridgement of the history of dynasties'

Barhebraeus

Date: Towards the end of his life in 1286

Original Language: Arabic

Description

Like the Civil chronicle, this work is also divided into ‘dynasties’, the last two of which give the history of the Arabs and the Mongols. The title Mukhtaṣar and this division suggest that this is an Arabic summary of the Civil chronicle. A remark by Barṣaumō in the Ecclesiastical chronicle, that some Muslims of Marāgha had requested Barheb…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Mukhtaṣar taʾrīkh al-duwal”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25293>
First published online: 2010



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