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 Agartā d-ṭubtānā Atanāsius paṭriarkā meṭul hāy d-lā nēkul (’)nāsh krisṭyānā min debḥē da-Mhaggrāyē hālen d-hāshā aḥidin. (This title was probably added by later copyists and is not original.)
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The Letter by the blessed Patriarch Athanasius on that no Christian should eat of the sacrifices of those Hagarenes who are now in power’

Athanasius of Balad

Date: 684

Original Language: Syriac

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As patriarch, Athanasius felt obliged to react against the practices of Christians participating in meals with pagans, ḥanpē, and eating from their sacrifices –possibly meaning ritually slaughtered meat – and Christian women marrying pagans. It is not certain whether ḥanpē

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Agartā d-ṭubtānā Atanāsius paṭriarkā meṭul hāy d-lā nēkul (’)nāsh krisṭyānā min debḥē da-Mhaggrāyē hālen d-hāshā aḥidin. (This title was probably added by later copyists and is not original.)”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23462>
First published online: 2010



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