Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Shu’ālē luqbal harrātīqē w-Ishmaʿlāyē
(503 words)

‘Questions against the heretics and Ishmaelites’

Yoḥannān bar Zoʿbī

Date: Unknown: early or mid-13th century

Original Language: Syriac


This brief, still unedited, treatise of no more than two folios (146r-147v) is ascribed to Rabban Yoḥannān, a normal designation for Yoḥannān bar Zoʿbī also found elsewhere. Bar Zoʿbī’s authorship is further confirmed by the fact that this work is found in a compilation containin…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Shu’ālē luqbal harrātīqē w-Ishmaʿlāyē”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 06 June 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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