Date: 634 (Hoyland, p. 58) / 640s (Déroche and Dagron, p. 247) / 7th century (Speck, pp. 268-69) Original Language: Greek
The Doctrina Jacobi is an anti-Jewish treatise purportedly composed in Africa in 634 against the background of Heraclius' order to compel all Jews to convert to Christianity. The text consists of a fictitious dialogue between the Jewish merchant Jacob and his cousin Justus, who was f…
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“ Didaskalia Iakōbou neobaptistou, ‘Doctrina Iacobi nuper baptizati’, ‘Teachings of Jacob, the newly baptized’”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 20 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23440>