Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Abbot Samson

Date: 864

Original Language: Latin


The Apologeticus occupies 152 pages in Gil’s edition. Most of the material on Christian-Muslim relations is in the second book of the treatise, which is 101 pages long.

The Apologeticus is primarily an attack on two Christians: Hostegesis, Bishop of Malaga, and Servandus, Count of Cordova, both of whom conspired to drive Samson out of Cordova. It is nevertheless relevant to Christi…

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Coope, Jessica A., “ Apologeticus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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