Ibn Qutayba, L’Homme, son Oeuvre, ses Idées.

Lecomte, Gérard.

Book ID: 12525


8vo. xlvi, 527 pp., French text, publisher’s original wrappers, unopened, biblio, index, title printed in red on spine & upper cover, Institut Francais de Damas, 1965.


Abu Muhammad Ibn Qutayba ( 828-889), a theologian and writer. He was the chief henchmen of al-Mutawakkil from 846- onwards. He was appointed as Kadi of Dinawar in 851. After 871 he devoted himself to the teaching of his works in a district of Baghdad until his death. He put his literary talents at the service of the enterprise of the restoration of Sunnis which was taken by al-Mutawakkil and his chief helpers. Most of the works of Ibn Qutayba have been published. This work is an analysis of Ibn Qutayba’s, writings, as well as a biography of him.

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