Jacob bar Shakkō (Arabic, ibn Sakkā) bar ʿEsu bar Markos Date of Birth: Probably second half of the 12th century Place of Birth: Bartella, near Mosul Date of Death: 1241 Place of Death: Mosul
Severus (his baptismal name) bar Shakkō was a monk of the monastery of Mar Mattay. Promoted to abbot of Mar Mattay and titular bishop, he took the name of Jacob (Schrier, pp. 216-18). According to Ibrahim, in his i…
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G.B. Teule, Herman,
“Jacob bar Shakkō”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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