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 Title unknown; citations in Ibn al-Rāhib’s Kitāb al-burhān
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Unknown; citations in Ibn al-Rāhib’s Kitāb al-Burhān

Abū l-Ḥusayn al-Baṣrī

Date: Early 11th century; before 1038

Original Language: Arabic


Abū l-Ḥusayn wrote a theological work of which only two extracts have survived as quotations in the Kitāb al-burhān, a theological-philosophical summa composed by the 13th-century Coptic author al-Nushū’ Abū Shākir ibn al-Rāhib (q.v.). The title of the work is not given.

In ch. 30 of this work, on God’s foreknowledge,…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Title unknown; citations in Ibn al-Rāhib’s Kitāb al-burhān”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 September 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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