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 Tarjumān al-Mustafīd
(651 words)



‘The interpreter of the Beneficial’

ʿAbd al-Raʾūf ibn ʿAlī l-Jāwī l-Fanṣūrī l-Singkilī

Date: Approximately 1675

Original Language: Arabic and Malay

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This work has traditionally been regarded throughout the Malay world as a translation of the famous commentary Anwār al-tanzīl wa-asrār al-taʾwīl by al-Bayḍāwī. In fact, its sources are composite: it draws heavily on the Jalālayn commentary, with smaller additions from the commentaries by al-Bayḍāwī and al-Khāzin. It i…

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Riddell, Peter, “ Tarjumān al-Mustafīd”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26837>



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