Mafātīḥ al-ʿulūm(892 words)

Bosworth, Edmund



Keys of the sciences

Abū ʿAbdallāh al-Khwārazmī

Date: Late 10th century, and after 977

Original Language: Arabic

Description

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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Bosworth, Edmund. " Mafātīḥ al-ʿulūm." Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History. General Editor David Thomas. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 21 April 2014 <http://www.encquran.brill.nl/entries/christian-muslim-relations/mafatih-al-ulum-COM_22577>
First appeared online: 2010



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