Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Sāhdwātā da-nbiyē d-ʿal mdabbrānuteh da-mshiḥā
(677 words)

Testimonies of the prophets about the dispensation of Christ

Unknown author

Date: Unknown, probably c. 720

Original Language: Syriac


In the guise of a collection of prophecies made by figures in the Hebrew Bible, this East Syrian text is a kind of vademecum of what is to be known about the dispensation of Christ and the sacraments of baptism and the eucharist. It addresses an anonymous reader and has a strong anti-Jewish flavor. At the…

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Debié, Muriel, “ Sāhdwātā da-nbiyē d-ʿal mdabbrānuteh da-mshiḥā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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