Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Ktābā d-buyyāʾē awkit d-egrātā
(527 words)

‘Consolations’ (i.e. letters)

Ishoʿyahb III of Adiabene (Ḥadyab)

Date: 628-59

Original Language: Syriac


After his consecration as bishop, Ishoʿyahb conducted a lively correspondence with various individuals (monks, fellow bishops, the patriarch) on a variety of subjects. Two letters give information about the Muslim presence in the territories of the Church of the East:

Letter 48, addressed to some monks and written when he was bishop of Mosul, h…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Ktābā d-buyyāʾē awkit d-egrātā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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