Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-ʿibar wa-dīwān al-mubtadaʾ wa-l-khabar fī ayyām al-ʿArab wa-l-ʿajam wa-l-Barbar wa-man ʿāṣarahum min dhawī l-ṣulṭān al-akbar
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Kitāb al-ʿibar

‘The book of examples and archive of early and subsequent history, dealing with the political events concerning the Arabs, non-Arabs and Berbers and the supreme rulers who were contemporary with them’, ‘The book of examples’

Ibn Khaldūn

Date: Late 1370s, and later revised by Ibn Khaldūn

Original Language: Arabic

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Kitāb al-ʿibar contains within it Ibn Khaldūn’s most famous work, the Muqaddima. The latter became a famous work in its own right,…

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Whittingham, Martin, “ Kitāb al-ʿibar wa-dīwān al-mubtadaʾ wa-l-khabar fī ayyām al-ʿArab wa-l-ʿajam wa-l-Barbar wa-man ʿāṣarahum min dhawī l-ṣulṭān al-akbar”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24837>
First published online: 2010



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