Tajrid sayf al-himmah li-stikhraj ma fi dhimmat al-dhimmah
A Scholarly Edition of 'Uthman ibn Ibrahim al-Nabulusi's Text
Tajrid sayf al-himmah li-stikhraj ma fi dhimmat al-dhimmah is a scholarly, Arabic-only edition of a text by 'Uthman ibn Ibrahim al-Nabulusi, which is also available in English translation from the Library of Arabic Literature as The Sword of Ambition. In this work addressed to the Ayyubid sultan, al-Nabulusi argues against employing Coptic and Jewish officials, leaving no rhetorical stone unturned as he pours his deep knowledge of history, law, and literature into the work.
An Arabic edition with English scholarly apparatus.
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