Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Shrōrō galyō
(366 words)

‘The evident truth’

Jacob bar Shakkō

Date: Before 1231

Original Language: Syriac


This work is no longer extant but, as is suggested by Bar Shakkō himself, a brief summary may be found in Part 2, ch. 41, of the Book of treasures (see below), entitled The religion of the Christians has more truth than all other confessions. The Shōrō galyō was meant as a refutation of the ḥeryōyē, a normal designation for Christian heretics, but in this case it is clear that Mus…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Shrōrō galyō”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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