Al-iḥāṭa fī akhbār Gharnāṭa
(692 words)



'The all-embracing work, on reports about Granada'

Ibn al-Khaṭīb

Date: 14th century, before 1374

Original Language: Arabic

Description

Al-iḥāṭa fī akhbār Gharnāṭa is an encyclopaedic book about Arab literature in general and Andalusian literature and history in particular. Ibn al-Khaṭīb’s objective was to provide a comprehensive view of everything concerning the city of Granada – by the time he was writing the last surviving …

Cite this page
Al-Jallad, Nader, “ Al-iḥāṭa fī akhbār Gharnāṭa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24749>
First published online: 2010



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