Khuṭba
(458 words)



Sermon

Mundhir ibn Saʿīd al-Ballūṭī

Date: Probably 948-49 (or perhaps 945-46)

Original Language: Arabic

Description

An emissary from the Byzantine emperor arrived in Cordova and the Caliph ʿAbd al-Raḥmān III asked his heir al-Ḥakam to select someone who excelled in oratory to deliver a welcome speech. He chose the Baghdādī grammarian Abū ʿAlī al-Qālī, but this expert was unable to perform in the manner required by the o…

Cite this page
Fierro, Maribel, “ Khuṭba”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23325>
First published online: 2010



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