Kitab Al Tawasin. Texte Arabe publié pour la premiere fois, d’apres les manuscrits de Stamboul et de Londres; avec la version Persane d’Al Baqli, l’analyse de son commentaire Persane, une introduction critique, des observations, des notes, et trois indices par Louis Massignon.

Al Hallaj, Abou Al-Moughith Al Hosayn Ibn Mansour/ Translated & Edited by Louis Massignon.

Book ID: 8814

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8vo. xxiv, 220 pp., [2], French & Arabic text, publisher’s original wrappers, lightly faded & slightly damaged at upper corner of spine & extremities, title printed in Arabic & French, index, errata, small tear on pages 193-199 at lower margin without any loss, ink note on Arabic title cover, a reprint of Librairie Paul Geuthner, Paris, first edition, 1913, by Librairie al-Muthanna, Baghdad, no date, circa 1960’s..

Synopsis

The first edition of this book was published in Paris by Librairie Paul Geuthner in 1913.
Al- Hallaj, the leading mystic theologian ( 857-922), his works throw light on crucial period in the history of Muslim culture, and considered as a turning point in the history of Tasawwuf. The only western writer who researched al-Hallaj’s writings was Louis Massignon.” Massignon outstanding research restored al-Hallaj to his rightful place in his environment and in the development of Muslim thought. After this, there is scarcely a work devoted to the culture of Islamic countries which omits to mention al-Hallaj.” (Encyclopedia of Islam).

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