Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Tafnīd al-Qurʾān
(163 words)

Shurrāyā d-Qurān

Refutation of the Qurʾān

Abū Nūḥ ʿAbd al-Masīḥ ibn al-Ṣalt al-Anbārī

Date: Unknown, late 8th or early 9th c.

Original Language: Arabic


We know nothing about the contents of this treatise other than what we might expect from its title. While Sbath reports the existence of an Arabic 'Refutation of the Qurʾān', the Catalogue of ʿAbdīshūʿ of Nisibis lists Shurrāyā d-Qurān, 'Refutation of the Qurʾān', without indicating that the work was origi…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Tafnīd al-Qurʾān”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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