Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Taʿlīq Sharḥ al-uṣūl al-khamsa
(468 words)

Comments on the Commentary on the five principles

Mānkdīm Shashdīw

Date: Unknown; between about 990 and 1034

Original Language: Arabic


The Taʿlīq Sharḥ al-uṣūl al-khamsa is a commentary on ʿAbd al-Jabbār’s (q.v.) lost Sharḥ al-uṣūl al-khamsa (q.v.), which the latter dictated between 970 and 990 as a commentary on his own extant Kitāb al-uṣūl al-khamsa. Comparison between the Taʿlīq and ʿAbd al-Jabbār’s original work shows extensive additions and ampli…

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Thomas, David, “ Taʿlīq Sharḥ al-uṣūl al-khamsa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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