Risāla fī aʿlām al-nubuwwa
(228 words)



Letter on the signs of prophethood

Abū l-ʿAbbās ʿAbdallāh ibn Hārūn al-Maʾmūn

Date: before 833

Original Language: Arabic

Description

The work is listed by Ibn al-Nadīm, Fihrist, p. 129. The 13th-century Shīʿī scholar Abū l-Qāsim ʿAlī ibn Mūsā ibn Ṭāwūs (d. 1266) mentions in his al-Ṭarāʾif fī maʿrifat madhāhib al-ṭawāʾif, Qom, [1400] 1979, p. 424, what must be the same work with the title Kitāb aʿlām al-rasūl, and says that in a library in Baghdad he had examined a copy …

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Thomas, David, “ Risāla fī aʿlām al-nubuwwa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23656>
First published online: 2010



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