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 Risāla ilā l-wazīr al-kāmil Abī l-Qāsim al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿĀlī
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Letter to the vizier, the most excellent Abū l-Qāsim al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿĀlī

Elias of Nisibis

Date: 1027

Original Language: Arabic


Only three letters of the more extensive correspondence between Elias and Abū l-Qāsim ʿAlī l-Maghribī have survived: one addressed to Elias by the vizier; a long reply from Elias containing a summary of the ‘Sessions’ that had taken place the previous year (1026); and finally the vizier’s a…

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Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro, “ Risāla ilā l-wazīr al-kāmil Abī l-Qāsim al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿĀlī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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