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 Ethicon
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Ethicon

Barhebraeus

Date: 15 July 1279

Original Language: Syriac

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The Ethicon, which Barhebraeus completed in Marāgha, is a work of spirituality and moral conduct, divided into four parts, written for both monks and lay-people. It is based on a variety of Christian and Islamic sources. Of the latter, the most important is al-Ghazālī’s Iḥyā’ ʿulūm al-dīn (‘Revival of the religious sciences’). This seminal work of Islamic piety and morality gives the Ethicon its four…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Ethicon”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25292>
First published online: 2010



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