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 Majlis dhakara[hu] Īliyya muṭrān Naṣībīn ḥaḍarahu Isrāʾīl al-Kaskarī
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A disputation reported by Elijah, Metropolitan of Nisibis, which Israel of Kashkar attended, The Debate between Israel of Kashkar and al-Sarakhsī

Unknown author

Date: Unknown, probably 2nd half of 9th c.

Original Language: Arabic


This text purports to be a report of a religious debate that took place between the East-Syrian bishop Israel of Kashkar (d. 872, q.v.) and Aḥmad ibn al-Ṭayyib al-Sarakhsī, student of the famous Muslim…

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Roggema, Barbara, “ Majlis dhakara[hu] Īliyya muṭrān Naṣībīn ḥaḍarahu Isrāʾīl al-Kaskarī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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