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 Breve compendio de nuestra santa ley y sunna
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Breve compendio

'Brief summary of our holy law and sunna'

Mancebo de Arévalo

Date: Possibly 1532-3

Original Language: Spanish in Arabic letters (Aljamiado)


The Breve compendio de nuestra santa ley y sunna is a lengthy Aljamiado manuscript of 430 folios, well preserved and copied with great care by a single hand. The work is presented as a collaboration between the faqīh Ibrāhīm de Reminjo and the Mancebo de Arévalo, referred to by the faqīh as a very wise man who is proficient in …

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& Luis F. Bernabé Pons, John Chesworth, “ Breve compendio de nuestra santa ley y sunna”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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