Date: Probably 948-49 (or perhaps 945-46) Original Language: Arabic
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…
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“ 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>