Al-mukhtaṣar fī khabar sayyid al-bashar
(115 words)

An abridgment of the news regarding the master of mankind

Ibn Ẓafar

Date: Unknown; probably after 1163

Original Language: Arabic


As the title suggests, this must have been a summary of Khayr al-bishar. No sources mention it apart from Brockelmann, GAL S i, pp. 595-96.




MS Mosul – 106, 90, 6 (see Brockelmann, GAL S i, pp. 595-96)

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Chronological Category: 1100-1200

Thematic Region: Mecca

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Demiri, Lejla, “ Al-mukhtaṣar fī khabar sayyid al-bashar”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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