Elsewhere in the Tathbīt (p. 343), ʿAbd al-Jabbār refers to a reply which Abū al-Ḥasan wrote to a letter (kitāb) from the Byzantine emperor. In his letter, which was written after the Byzantine capture of Melitene in 935, the emperor rejoiced at the misfortunes brought on the Islamic state by the Carmathians, and espe…
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“ Jawāb ʿan kitāb malik al-Rūm”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23044>