Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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General Editors: David Thomas and John Chesworth
Associate Editors: John Azumah, Clinton Bennett, Lejla Demiri, Martha Frederiks, Stanisław Grodź, Andrew Newman, Douglas Pratt

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.


Wynkyn de Worde

(630 words)

Author(s): Bennett, Clinton
Biography Wynkyn de Worde was an early printer who served as an apprentice to Johannes Veldener in Cologne and then worked with William Caxton following the latter’s visit to Cologne in 1471-72. In 1475 or 1476, de Worde accompanied Caxton to Westminster, where he eventually inherited Caxton’s printshop after Caxton’s death in 1492. Around 1500, he moved his shop to Fleet Street under the ‘sign of the sun’, which he incorporated into his colophon. The first printer to operate from Fleet Street, h…

 Wypisanie drogi tureckiej

(1,546 words)

Author(s): Grodź, Stanisław
‘Description of the journey to Turkey’ Erazm Otwinowski, Otfinowski, Otvinovius Date: Possibly 1557 Original Language: Polish Description The title of the manuscript of  Wypisanie drogi tureckiej (in full:  Wypisanie drogi tureckiej, gdym tam z posłem wielkim wielmożnym panem Andrzejem Bzickim, kasztelanem chełmskim, od króla Zygmunta Augusta posłanym roku pańskiego 1557 jeździł, ‘Description of the journey to Turkey when I went there with Sir Andrzej Bzicki, castelan of Chełm, sent by King Sigismund August A.D. 1557’) from Henryk Iliński’s li…