Antichrist, temptations of

URI https://medievalmideast.org/practice/397

Muslim apocalyptic reports describe the ways in which the Antichrist (Dajjal) will tempt believers
Show table of instances where this practice is mentioned
Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād.1 before 843 CEc. 820-843 CE687 A.H. / 1288-9 CE1993

Sources

  • 1Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, Kitāb al-Fitan, edited by Suhayl Zakkār (Beirut: Dār al-Fikr, 1993), 326-32, 336-7, 347 [Arabic].
    • Antichrist, temptations of: Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, The Book of Tribulations: The Syrian Muslim Apocalyptic Tradition, translated by David Cook (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017), 329, 331–3, 336–7, 338–40, 345, 352 [English].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Jessica Mutter, “Antichrist, temptations of” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/397.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML
  • Jessica Mutter: abstract and categorization, matching, Arabic name collection and transcription from Nuʿaym Ibn Ḥammād’s Kitāb al-Fitan
Show additional credits