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 Jawāb ʿalā 'Suʾāl al-Shaykh Shams al-Dīn al-Bakrī li-l-Naṣārā'
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Answer to the 'Question by al-Shaykh Shams al-Dīn al-Bakrī to the Christians'

Yūḥannā ibn ʿĪsā ʿUwaysāt

Date: 1622

Original Language: Arabic


Manuscript no. 1495 in the Bibliothèque Orientale in Beirut, on which this description and analysis is based, contains two apologetic and polemical poems that answer a question (suʾāl) posed ‘to the Christians’ by a certain Muslim shaykh, Shams al-Dīn al-Bakrī (in other versions he is given the name al-Dimashqī, ident…

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Slim, Souad, “ Jawāb ʿalā 'Suʾāl al-Shaykh Shams al-Dīn al-Bakrī li-l-Naṣārā'”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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