Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Canons
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Canons

Jacob of Edessa

Date: Unknown

Original Language: Syriac

Description

Jacob himself issued a set of 30 canons, the majority of which are injunctions for monks and priests and relevant only for members of the Syrian Orthodox Church. A second set of 28 canons, preserved in MS Mardin, Syr. Orth. - 309, is not relevant for this bibliography.

Significance

Some canons possibly refer to a Muslim context, as can be inferred, for example, from their emphasis on monog…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Canons”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23487>
First published online: 2010



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