Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Teshuvot la-meḥaref
(1,375 words)

Respuestas al blasfemo

‘Response to the blasphemer’

Abner of Burgos/Alfonso of Valladolid

Date: Uncertain; late 1330s or early 1340s

Original Language: Hebrew


This is the last known text written by Abner/Alfonso, as is clear from its mention by name in most of his other major writings. Along with his earliest surviving work, the Moreh tsedeḳ/Mostrador de justicia (‘Teacher of righteousness’), it is also among his most important, for two reasons: it …

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Szpiech, Ryan, “ Teshuvot la-meḥaref”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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