Al-Mufaḍḍal ibn Abī l-Faḍāʾil was a Coptic historian who lived in the 14th century. He became known through his single work Al-nahj al-sadīd (see below), which, according to the colophon of the unique manuscript, he finished in 1358. He may have been the nephew of the historian al-Makīn Jirjis ibn al-ʿAmīd (q.v.); Ghāzī Ibn al-Wāsiṭī (q.v.) in his Radd ʿalā ahl al-dhimma mentions a certain ‘Abū l-Faḍaʾil ibn ukht [son of the sister of] …
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“Al-Mufaḍḍal ibn Abī l-Faḍāʾil”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24896>