Al-jawhara l-nafīsa fī ʿulūm al-kanīsa
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Al-jawhara l-nafīsa

The precious jewel, on the ecclesiastical sciences, The precious jewel

Ibn Sabbāʿ

Date: Possibly 1340

Original Language: Arabic

Description

Al-jawhara l-nafīsa is usually described as a theological-liturgical ‘encyclopedia’ because of the range of topics covered in its (originally) 113 chapters, which occupy 386 pages (along with the critical apparatus) in Mistrīḥ’s edition. The work opens with statements a…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Al-jawhara l-nafīsa fī ʿulūm al-kanīsa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25554>
First published online: 2010



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