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Andrea Biglia
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Andrea Bilius, Billia, de Biliis, de Beliis, Biglio

Date of Birth: About 1395

Place of Birth: Milan

Date of Death: 27 September 1435

Place of Death: Siena


Andrea Biglia was an Italian humanist churchman, academic, historian, and political commentator of the early 15th century. The author of a history in 12 books of The decline of Christianity in the East, he was the first Renaissance humanist to treat the history of Islam and t…

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Meserve, Margaret, “Andrea Biglia”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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