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 Ḥurmat dhabāʾiḥ Ahl al-Kitāb
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Dhabāʾiḥ Ahl al-Kitāb

‘Prohibition on the consumption of meat slaughtered by the People of the Book’

Bahāʾ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Ḥārithī l-ʿĀmilī; Shaykh Bahāʾī

Date: 1611

Original Language: Arabic


Shah ʿAbbās I commissioned Bahāʾ al-Dīn to write this treatise. He intended to send it to the Ottoman ruler, Sultan Aḥmad (r. 1603-17), in 1611 with Khiḍr ibn Ḥusayn Māridīnī Efendi (d. 1613), an Ottoman envoy to the Safavid court, who ha…

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Abisaab, Rula, “ Ḥurmat dhabāʾiḥ Ahl al-Kitāb”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>

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