Date: Unknown; before about 950 Original Language: Arabic
The work has not survived in its original form, and may well have been left unfinished by Ibn Khallād, to be completed by ʿAbd al-Jabbār; see D. Gimaret, ‘Les uṣūl al-ḫamsa’, p. 69. As Gimaret (pp. 68-73) shows, some idea of its contents can be gained from the Ziyādāt sharḥ al-uṣūl, a composite of at least three commentaries that were made on it successively by ʿAbd al-Jabbā…
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“ Kitāb al-uṣūl”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_22593>