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 Tibyān fī maʿrifat al-adyān
(762 words)



‘An exposition on the understanding of the religions’

Nūr al-Dīn ibn ʿAlī ibn Ḥasanjī ibn Muḥammad al-Ḥamīd al-Shāfiʿī l-Ashʿarī l-ʿAydarūsī l-Rānīrī

Date: Between 1641-4

Original Language: Jawi Malay

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This work was commissioned by the Acehnese Sultana Ṣafiyyat al-Dīn Shāh (r. 1641-75). It occupies around 130 manuscript pages and draws heavily on Kitāb al-tam īd by Abū Shukūr Muḥammad al-Sālimī (d. c. 1080). Al-Rānīrī’s major goal in this work is to undertake a stud…

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Ervan Nurtawab, Peter Riddell and, “ Tibyān fī maʿrifat al-adyān”, 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_26850>



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