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The Disputation of Abū Isḥāq and a Jew
(186 words)

Unknown author

Date of Birth: Unknown; possibly late 9th century

Place of Birth: Possibly Syria, Homs in particular

Date of Death: Unknown; possibly 9th or 10th century

Place of Death: Possibly Syria, Homs in particular

Biography

The author of this text cannot be identified. Given the geographical focus of his work, he may have been a Syrian, or perhaps from the city of Homs itself. He was likely a Melkite, as the…

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Lamoreaux, John C., “The Disputation of Abū Isḥāq and a Jew”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25022>
First published online: 2010



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