Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Ktābā d-marganitā
(505 words)

'The book of the pearl'

ʿAbdishoʿ of Nisibis

Date: November 1298

Original Language: Syriac


At first sight, the Ktābā d-marganitā seems an internal Christian theological work, dealing with the traditional issues of East Syrian doctrine and ecclesiastical practice. In the introduction, however, the author explains that the pearl mentioned in the title is the pearl of the truth of Christianity in general, apparently…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Ktābā d-marganitā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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