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 Apologiai tessares, Logoi tessares kata Moameth
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‘Four apologies', 'Four orations against Muḥammad’

John VI Cantacuzenus

Date: Before June 1373

Original Language: Greek


These four extensive apologies and significantly shorter orations against Muḥammad (Förstel, Johannes Kantakuzenos, pp. 2-233 and 235-415 respectively) are undoubtedly by Cantacuzenus. The three oldest manuscripts containing them were copied during his lifetime, between 1373 and 1375, and are more or less autographs (Todt, Kantakouzeno…

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Todt, Klaus-Peter, “ Apologiai tessares, Logoi tessares kata Moameth”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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