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 Radd al-muftarī ʿan al-ṭaʿn fī l-Shushtarī
(1,457 words)

‘Refutation of the slanderer concerning the defamation of al-Shushtarī’

ʿAbd al-Ghanī ibn Ismāʿīl ibn ʿAbd al-Ghanī ibn Ismāʿīl l-Nābulusī

Date: 1685

Original Language: Arabic


This is al-Nābulusī’s commentary on the famous poem by the Andalusian Sufi, Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī l-Shushtarī (d. 1269), a disciple of Ibn Sabʿīn (d. 1269-70). Al-Shushtarī used Christian imagery in his poetry to express his spiritual journey to God. As the poem had bee…

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Demiri, Lejla, “ Radd al-muftarī ʿan al-ṭaʿn fī l-Shushtarī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 29 October 2020 <>

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