The Organization of "Nafhut Tayyib min Ghusn al Andalus al Rutayyib” by Allama al-Maqr’ri

  • Dr. Nomana Khalid Assistant Professor, Department of Islamic Studies, University of Sargodah

Abstract

Allama al-Maqr’ri was a great scholar and author of many books. He wrote a valuable and informative book on Spain. Muslims ruled over Spain for a long period. Allama al-Maqr’ri compiled Spain’s history, geographical status, conspicuous personalities as well as unique aspects of that time. This Arabic book named Nafhu al Tayyib min Ghusn al Andalus al Rutayyib” consists on ten volumes and divided in two major parts. The first one consists of Spain’s history and the other part is about the Lisan ud Din, a renowned Vizir at the court of the Sultan of Granada. This article will provide a comprehensive overview of this precious book, its division, major parts and contents and provide the knowledge of the splendor history of Muslims in Europe.


Keywords: Andalus,  Maq’rri, History,  Lisan ud Din

Author Biography

Dr. Nomana Khalid, Assistant Professor, Department of Islamic Studies, University of Sargodah

Assistant Professor, Department of Islamic Studies, University of Sargodah, Punjab, Pakistan 

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Published
2018-06-15
How to Cite
KHALID, Dr. Nomana. The Organization of "Nafhut Tayyib min Ghusn al Andalus al Rutayyib” by Allama al-Maqr’ri. Journal of Religious Studies, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 157-167, june 2018. ISSN 2616-6496. Available at: <https://jrs.uoch.edu.pk/index.php/journal3/article/view/63>. Date accessed: 23 jan. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.33195/uochjrs-v1i2632018.
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