||Cf. 1:556 ff,
above, where the contents of this section were dealt with
also p. 363, below, Ibn Khaldun read the word mikhal,
which is to be connected either with
probably with the
former. Cf. also mukhl "lever."
started the building of al-Manturah under Abu Ya'qub Yusuf in
1299, and occupied it with interruptions down to 1299 and the
years immediately following under Abu 1-Hasan 'Ali. Cf. G.
Marcais in EI, s.v. "al-Mansura." Bulaq has "Abu Sa'id
[1310-31]" instead of the correct Abu l-Hasan. De Slane
translated: "(about) forty years ago," which would be
historically accurate, but is linguistically hardly possible.
||Cf. 1:359 (n. i
||C has "Canaan"
written over "Amalekites," Cf. 1:358 (n. 110), above.
supplied these words in the text.
||Qur'an 3.47 (42),
and similar passages.