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 Tāj al-salaṭīn
(906 words)

‘The crown of kings’

Bukhari Jawhari, Bukhari Johori

Date: 1603/4

Original Language: Jawi Malay


Tāj al-salaṭīn, most probably composed in Aceh, contains guidelines for kings and common people living within an Islamic polity. The work was dedicated to the Acehnese Sultan ʿAlāʾ al-Dīn Riʿāya Shāh (r. 1589-1604). The sultan was known as a great admirer of Sufism, for which he was given the title ‘Sayyid al-Mukammil’.

Tāj al-salaṭīn contains 24 chapters, comprising 56 folios in the B…

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Nurtawab, Ervan, “ Tāj al-salaṭīn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 February 2020 <>

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