Date: Probably before 893 Original Language: Arabic
The work has not survived intact, but has come down as a series of excerpts preserved by the 13th-century Coptic author Abū l-Faḍāʾil al-Ṣafī ibn al-ʿAssāl from a copy of the work made in 923 by Yaḥyā ibn ʿAdī (q.v.). Since Yaḥyā lived in Baghdad and would have been aware of authors active there r…
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“ Kitāb al-awsaṭ fī l-maqālāt”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_22556>