‘Book of the dove’
Date: Probably written after the Ethicon, hence later than 1279
Original Language: Syriac
The Book of the dove takes up the same themes as the Ethicon, but whereas the Ethicon was written for any Christian believer, monk or lay-person, the Book of the dove discusses these themes only from the perspective of monks and solitaries. The similarity with the Ethicon implies that the Dove is also largely based on al-Ghazālī’s Iḥyāʾ ʿulūm al-dīn.