Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Ktōbō (or fragmatyā) d-simōtō
(818 words)

‘Book of treasures’

Jacob bar Shakkō

Date: 1231

Original Language: Syriac


This still unedited work is a theological compendium written in a concise and condensed style that makes some passages difficult to understand. Bar Shakkō refers several times to other works, now lost, in which he deals more elaborately with the same themes.

The compendium is divided into four parts (ōdshē), dealing with: 1. the Trinity; 2. the Incarnation (and including some sect…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Ktōbō (or fragmatyā) d-simōtō”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 02 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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