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 Al-durra l-yatīma fī l-ghanīma
(854 words)



‘The inimitable pearl on the spoils of war’

Abū l-Ikhlās Ḥasan ibn ʿAmmār al-Shurunbulālī

Date: Drafted in 1653/4

Original Language: Arabic

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There are several extant copies of Al-durra l-yatīma fī l-ghanīma, two of which are preserved at the Khālidiyya Library in Jerusalem. One of these, MS Jerusalem – Or. 864, mentions that it was first drafted in 1653/4 (1064 AH), and the copyist is unknown. The other copy, MS Jerusalem – Or. 863, was copied by Ismāʿīl al-ʿAmrūsī l-Dimashqī.

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Haredy, Mohsen, “ Al-durra l-yatīma fī l-ghanīma”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_27167>



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