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 Tafsira
(917 words)

Tafsira

'Commentary'

Mancebo de Arévalo

Date: Possibly 1532-3

Original Language: Spanish in Arabic letters (Aljamiado)

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Although this work is entitled Tafsira, it is far from being a commentary on the Qur’an. Rather, it is an extensive commentary on various aspects of Islamic doctrine, particularly uṣūl al-fiqh, combined with autobiographical details. Tafsira has close parallels with the Breve compendio, though it also has original elements, and the relationship betwee…

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& Luis F. Bernabé Pons, John Chesworth, “ Tafsira”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28007>
First published online: 2015



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