Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Arabic-Islamic perceptions of Western Europe in the Middle Ages
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There are many texts of different kinds in which Muslims from the period between the 7th and the 15th centuries depict aspects of Western Europe in Arabic. The generalization that a distinctly bipolar world-view …

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G. König, Daniel, “Arabic-Islamic perceptions of Western Europe in the Middle Ages”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25756>
First published online: 2010



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