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 Kitāb ʿalā ʿAmmār al-Naṣrānī fī l-radd ʿalā l-Naṣārā
(348 words)

Against ʿAmmār the Christian in refutation of the Christians

Abū l-Hudhayl Muḥammad ibn al-Hudhayl ibn ʿUbayd Allāh ibn Makḥūl al-ʿAbdī l-ʿAllāf

Date: Early 9th century

Original Language: Arabic


The work is lost, but it is mentioned by Ibn al-Nadīm, Fihrist, p. 204. It was almost certainly directed in particular against the Nestorian author ʿAmmār al-Baṣrī (q.v.), two of whose works are extant and who shows in them clear knowledge o…

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb ʿalā ʿAmmār al-Naṣrānī fī l-radd ʿalā l-Naṣārā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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