Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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 Al-iʿlām bi-mā aghfalahu al-ʿawāmm
(989 words)

Risāla fī l-jizya wa-aḥkām ahl al-dhimma

‘Declaring what is neglected by the common people’'Treatise on the poll-tax and regulations concerning client communities'

Abū l-Qāsim ibn Muḥammad Marzūq ʿAbd al-Jalīl ibn ʿAzūm al-Qayrawānī

Date: Around 1601

Original Language: Arabic


The date of this treatise is uncertain, though it is generally agreed that Ibn ʿAzūm was living in 1601. Neither of the two extant manuscripts has a title page or a copyist’s nam…

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Fares Hassan, Said, “ Al-iʿlām bi-mā aghfalahu al-ʿawāmm”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 August 2020 <>

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