Date: Late 10th century, and after 977 Original Language: Arabic
In this work, which is dedicated to Abū l-Ḥasan al-ʿUtbī, fixing the date of its composition as some time shortly after 977, al-Khwārazmī aims at compiling a concise dictionary of definitions, a reference work, of the technical terms that a secretary of the chancery or financial departments of the bu…
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“ Mafātīḥ al-ʿulūm”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 18 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_22577>