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 Tārīkh al-Muslimīn
(1,554 words)

‘History of the Muslims’

Isṭifānus al-Duwayhī, Stephanus Edenensis

Date: 1699-1700

Original Language: Arabic


Al-Duwayhī’s magnum opus as a historian is a chronicle of which he produced two versions. Neither was given a title by the author himself; the various titles were all added later by copyists, researchers and editors. The first version, commonly entitled Tārīkh al-Muslimīn (‘History of the Muslims’), covers the history of the Middle East from the birth of Muḥamm…

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Moukarzel, Joseph, “ Tārīkh al-Muslimīn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 03 July 2020 <>

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