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 Didaskalia Iakōbou neobaptistou, ‘Doctrina Iacobi nuper baptizati’,  ‘Teachings of Jacob, the newly baptized’
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Unknown author

Date: 634 (Hoyland, p. 58) / 640s (Déroche and Dagron, p. 247) / 7th century (Speck, pp. 268-69)

Original Language: Greek

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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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Pahlitzsch, Johannes, “ 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 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23440>
First published online: 2010



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