Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Nothing is known about Adelphus beyond what can be surmised from the text with which he is connected.  He claims to have heard the call of the muezzin and to have spoken with Greeks about Islam; it is possible that he accompanied the troops of the First Crusade.

Primary Sources of Information

Vita machometi (see below)

Secondary Sources of Information


Works on Christian-Muslim Relations

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Tolan, John, “Adelphus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 06 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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