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 Anbāʾ al-anbiyāʾ
(1,216 words)

‘Tidings of the prophets’

Ismāʿīl Qazwīnī

Date: Before May 1766

Original Language: Persian


In Anbāʾ al-anbiyāʾ (‘Tidings of the prophets’) Ismāʿīl Qazvīnī challenges Jewish interpretations of the Hebrew scriptures by arguing that the kingdom of God as announced by the biblical prophets began with the establishment of Islamic rule. He bases his argument on visions and prophecies, especially in the Book of Daniel, but also in the…

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Halft, Dennis, “ Anbāʾ al-anbiyāʾ”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 February 2020 <>

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