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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 Zibaldone Magliabechiano

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Author(s): Morosini, Roberta
Boccaccio's notebook Giovanni Boccaccio Date: 1342-45 Original Language: Latin Description Zibaldone Magliabechiano, named after the librarian Magliabechi, is Boccaccio’s own notebook. Folios 223r-224v contain a life of Muḥammad entitled De Maumeth propheta Saracenorum, Venetus, where Venetus indicates that Boccaccio was copying from the Venetian friar and historian Paolino Veneto. He does not identify which work he is using, and on the basis of offensive comments against Paolino written in Boccaccio’s own hand in his copy of Paolino’s Chronologia magna (in the Bibliothèque nationale de Franc…