Kitāb al-muqtabis fī ta'rīkh rijāl al-Andalus, part of Al-ta'rīkh al-kabīr
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The gleaner, on the history of the people of al-Andalus, part of The great history

Ibn Ḥayyān

Date: Probably after 1058-59

Original Language: Arabic

Description

The Muqtabis is undoubtedly a primary source for reconstructing the history of al-Andalus between the end of the 8th and the end of the 10th centuries. As a supporter of the Umayyads, Ibn Ḥayyān was sharply critical of the fall of this dynasty, the break-up of centralized power, the civil war an…

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Meouak, Mohamed , “ Kitāb al-muqtabis fī ta'rīkh rijāl al-Andalus, part of Al-ta'rīkh al-kabīr”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23341>
First published online: 2010



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