Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online is a general history of relations between the two faiths as this is represented in works written by Christians and Muslims about the other and against the other. It covers all parts of the world in the period 1500-1914. Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online comprises thousands of comprehensive entries on individual works and their authors, together with introductory essays to the periods and areas covered, making it the fullest available source in this field.


 Al-Koranum Mahumedanum: Das ist / Der Türcken Religion / Gesetz / und Gottslästerliche Lehr

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Author(s): Schreiner, Stefan
‘Al-Koranum Mahumedanum: that is / the Turks‘ religion / law / and blasphemous doctrine’ Salomon Schweiger, Schweicker, Schweigker, Schweikard, Schweucker, Schweyger, Schweygger, Sweicker, Swigger, Salomo Schweigker, Solomo Schweicker, Solomon Schweigkerus Sultzensis, Salomon Sveigger Allamagno Date: 1659 Original Language: German Description Towards the middle of the 17th century, a hitherto unidentified author revisited Schweigger’s edition of the Qur’an. After reworking and greatly expanding it, they republished it in 1659, 37 years aft…

 Kort beskriffning om thet som wid then Constantinopolitaniske resan är föreluppit

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Author(s): Larsson, Göran
Diarium under resa till Konstantinopel 1657-1658‘A relation of a journey to Constantinople: giving an account of divers occurrences’, ‘Travel diary’ Claes Brorsson Rålamb Date: 1679 Original Language: Swedish Description Rålamb’s travel diary,  Kort beskriffning om thet som wid then Constantinopolitaniske resan är föreluppit, was first published in 1679. The text is more easily available in the edition produced by Christian Callmer in 1963 under the title  Diarium under resa till Konstantinopel 1657-1658. This latter edition was included in a series of historical …

 Korte historiael ende journaelsche aenteyckeninghe

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Author(s): Siebertz, Roman
‘Short history, or journal-like notes’ Pieter van den Broecke Date: 1634 Original Language: Dutch DescriptionThe first edition of van den Broecke’s Korte historiael ende journaelsche aenteyckeninghe (its title in full is  Korte historiael ende journaelsche aenteyckeninghe … beneffens de beschrijvingh en afbeeldingh van verscheyden steden, op de custe van Indien, Persien, Arabien, en aen’t Roode Meyr), published in 1634, comprises 163 pages in an oblong quarto, including a number of illustrations, with a portrait of van den Broecke, a dedication to …

 Kronika Sarmacyjej europskiej

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Author(s): Kuran, Michał
'Chronicle of European Sarmatia' Aleksander Gwagnin Date: 1611 Original Language: Polish Description  Aleksander Gwagnin’s chronicle (its full Polish title is Kronika Sarmacyjej europskiej, w której się zamyka królestwo Polskie, ze wszystkiemi państwy, księstwy i prowincyjami swemi; tudzież też Wielkie Księstwo Litewskie, ruskie, pruskie, żmudzkie, inflantskie, moskiewskie i część Tatarów, ‘Chronicle of European Sarmatia, in which the Kingdom of Poland is contained with all its states, duchies and provinces; also the Grand Duchy of Lithuania…

 Kronika świata wszytkiego

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Author(s): Grodź, Stanisław
Kronika świata wszytkiego‘Chronicle of the entire world’ Marcin Wolski Date: 1551, 1554, 1564 Original Language: Polish Description The Chronicle (in full, Kronika. tho iesth, Historya Swiata na sześc wiekow, a cżterzy Monarchie, rozdźielona z rozmaitych Historykow, tak w swiętym pismie Krześćijańskim Zydowskim, iako y Pogańskim, wybierana y na Polski ięzyk wypisana dosthathecżniey niż pierwey, s przydanim wiele rzecży nowych: Od pocżatku Swiata, aż do tego roku, ktory sie pisze 1564. s Figurami ochędożnymi y własnymi, ‘The Chronicle. That is the history of the world …

Kryštof Harant z Polžic a Bezdružic

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Author(s): Lisy-Wagner, Laura
Date of Birth: 1564 Place of Birth: Klenová Castle, near Klatovy, Bohemia Date of Death: 21 June 1621 Place of Death: Prague, Bohemia Biography Best known for his music and his travel writing, Kryštof Harant led a life marked by geographical and social mobility. He was born into a family of the lower gentry, and was sent as a page to the Austrian court of Ferdinand of Tyrol. There he was given a broad education, visited Italy, and came into contact with Renaissance art and music. When he returned to Bohemia as a young man, he married and fought in Hungary against the Ottoman Empire. He lost his wif…

Krzysztof Warszewicki

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Author(s): Frejek, Norbert
Biography Krzysztof Warszewicki was the son of Jan Warszewicki, the castellan of Warsaw. In his youth, he served at the Habsburg court of Ferdinand and the English royal court. On returning home, he served at the court of Jan Tarnowski (or Tęczyński). Between 1556 and 1561, he studied in Leipzig, Wittenberg and Bologna. During his stay in Italy, his career was jeopardised by accusations of misconduct, including indecency, but he was exonerated through the help of influential protectors and by destroying some of the compromising evidence. Between 1561 and 1572, he was a c…