Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Thalāth rasāʾil min kalām Mār Isḥāq al-Nīnawī fī l-zuhd wa-l-rahbana mimmā istakhrajahu wa-naqalahu Ḥanūn ibn Yūḥannā ibn al-Ṣalt
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Three treatises from the words of Mār Isaac of Nineveh about asceticism and monasticism, extracted and translated by Ḥanūn ibn Yūḥannā ibn al-Ṣalt

Ḥanūn ibn Yūḥannā ibn al-Ṣalt

Date: After 900; early 10th century

Original Language: Arabic

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The three treatises offer a total of 350 maxims (or short paragraphs) extracted from the Syriac works of Isaac of Nineveh and fashioned in an elegant Arabic. A key to their significance may be pr…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Thalāth rasāʾil min kalām Mār Isḥāq al-Nīnawī fī l-zuhd wa-l-rahbana mimmā istakhrajahu wa-naqalahu Ḥanūn ibn Yūḥannā ibn al-Ṣalt”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25061>
First published online: 2010



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