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 Al-ʿArab aʿdāʾ kull madaniyya
(189 words)

‘The Arabs, enemies of all civilisation’

Būlus Yūyāqīm

Date: 1774

Original Language: Arabic


Like his other work, Al-Yahūdiyya wa-l-Naṣrāniyya wa-l-Islām, the heirs of Rizqallāh Bāsīl in Aleppo owned the autograph of this treatise, which was inspected by Paul Sbath as part of his preparations for his catalogue of Arabic manuscripts in private collections in Aleppo and Cairo. The work was written in 1774 and has to be regarded as lost.



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Walbiner, Carsten, “ Al-ʿArab aʿdāʾ kull madaniyya”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 January 2020 <>

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