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 Shāh marwārīd
(230 words)

'The king of the pearls'

ʿAbdishoʿ of Nisibis

Date: Unknown

Original Language: Arabic


This work is no longer extant. ʿAbdishoʿ refers to it in his Catalogue of books and in the preface to his Paradise of Eden and mentions that he wrote it in Arabic. On account of its title, Shāh marwārīd, it cannot be excluded that this work is an Arabic translation or reworking of the Syriac Ktābā d-marganitā discussed above. This assumption is confirmed by the note in MS St Ma…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Shāh marwārīd”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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