Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online is a general online history of relations between the faiths. It covers the period from 600 to 1500, when encounters took place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin and other languages. Christian Muslim Relations Online comprises introductory essays on the treatment of Christians in the Qur’an, Qur’an commentaries, biographies of the Prophet, Hadith and Sunni law, and of Muslims in canon law, and the main body of more than two hundred detailed entries on all the works recorded, whether surviving or lost.

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 Oiktros Geōrgios Sphrantzēs [...] tauta egrapsen hyper tōn kath heauton kai tinōn merikōn gegonotōn en tō tēs athlias zōēs autou chronō

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Author(s): Kolditz, Sebastian
Chronicon minus‘The miserable George Sphrantzes [...] has written the following about his own concerns and some events in the time of his own arduous life', Minor chronicle George Sphrantzes Date: Written up to 1477 (last entry) Original Language: Greek Description The reception of Sphrantzes’ work has been deeply influenced by the so-called Chronicon maius, a compilation produced by Macarius Melissenus, metropolitan of Monembasia (d. 1585), but attributed to Sphrantzes. In this work, Macarius consciously transformed Sphrantzes’ personal memoirs i…

Oliver of Paderborn

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Author(s): Bird, Jessalynn
Oliviero de Colonia, Olivier de Cologne Date of Birth: Before 1196 Place of Birth: Diocese of Paderborn Date of Death: August 9-September 18, 1227 Place of Death: Italy Biography Born into a family of perhaps minor nobility in the diocese of Paderborn, Oliver had become scholasticus (schoolmaster) of its cathedral school by 1200 and occupied a similar position in Cologne by 1201. Oliver’s predecessor in Cologne, Rudolph, had studied in Paris, and by 1207 Oliver appears to have been dividing his time between Cologne and Paris. His associati…