Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Bella Antiochena
(907 words)

The Antiochene wars

Walter the Chancellor

Date: Unknown; Book 1 probably between late 1115 and mid-1119; Book 2 after 1119

Original Language: Latin


The Bella Antiochena occupies 54 pages in its modern edition (Hagenmeyer), and 94 in translation (Asbridge and Edgington). It is an account of two wars waged by the Latin Christians against the Turks in northern Syria: Book 1 covers the war of 1115, in which Count Roger of …

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Edgington, Susan B., “ Bella Antiochena”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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