Futūḥ al-ḤabashaTuḥfat al-zamān;, Bahjat al-zamān
‘The conquest of Abyssinia’
Shihab al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd al-Qādir ibn Sālim ibn ʿUthmān
Date: Mid-16th century
Original Language: Arabic
Futūḥ al-Ḥabasha is a historical work in the style of classical Arabic futūḥ, maghāzī and sīra works. The Arabic text was published together with a French translation by René Basset in Algiers in 1897, running to 348 pages.
The work contains no sustained criticisms of Chr…