عنوان مقاله [English]
Nafh al-Tīb is among the resources of the last days of Muslim Spain
(Andalusia) that its author in his ultimate years of life literally portrayed this
land and its people in it. This book is neither a pure history nor a
biographical dictionary; but somehow an encyclopedia regarding history,
literature and geography of Andalusia, and also biography of its
personalities, from the beginning of the Islamic period to the decline of
This article conveyed Mikkarī’s biography and his most important work,
Nafh al-Tīb, and also its historical and cultural value and importance.
Because of requirements of the subject matter, some points of the cultural
and social history of Maghrib and Andalusia were proponded.