al-Muhassin ibn 'Ali al-Tanukhi

Al-Muhassin ibn 'Ali al-Tanukhi (327–84/939–94) lived in Basra and Baghdad. As a judge and man of letters belonging to a family with many connections, he was well placed to record the literary trends of his day. Deliverance Follows Adversity is one of two anthologies he compiled.


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  1. Stories of Piety and Prayer
    Uplifting tales from one of the most influential Arabic books of the Middle AgesOne of the most popular and influential Arabic books of the Middle Ages, Deliverance Follows Adversity is an anthology of stories and anecdotes designed... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2019
    Hardback | £28.99