Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 To Mār Naṣr, Letter 36
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To Mār Naṣr, Letter 36

Timothy (Ṭīmāteʾōs), East-Syrian patriarch

Date: Unknown, after Letter 35, probably between 785 and 789

Original Language: Syriac


Like Letter 35, this is addressed to the Christian Naṣr and is again apologetic in nature. Timothy explains that it is written against those who denigrate the majesty of Christ. He does not only mean Muslims here, but also Jews, Manicheans, Arians and Marcionites. H…

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Roggema, Barbara, “ To Mār Naṣr, Letter 36”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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