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 X'senebay sitqwisgebisay da sasjelisay shjulisat‛wis k‛rsitianet‛ay da sarkinozt‛a
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Account of the polemics, and judgment about the belief of Christians and Saracens

Arsen of Ikalto

Date: Unknown, probably between 1115 and 1120

Original Language: Georgian

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The last section of Arsen of Ikalto’s Dogmaticon is directed against Islam. It recounts debates held in Tbilisi in Arabic between a Georgian monk and the followers of a local Muslim leader.

The story unfolds as follows: Iamam (who is unknown elsewhere), the ‘king’ of the Muslims, co…

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Gabidzashvili, Enrico, “ X'senebay sitqwisgebisay da sasjelisay shjulisat‛wis k‛rsitianet‛ay da sarkinozt‛a”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23958>
First published online: 2010



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