Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Burchard of Mount Sion
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Burchardus de Monte Sion, Brocardus

Date of Birth: Probably mid-13th century

Place of Birth: Uncertain; probably in the German Empire

Date of Death: Probably late 13th century

Place of Death: Unknown

Biography

Little is known about Burchard, other than what can be gleaned from his Descriptio Terrae Sanctae, which says that he was a Dominican friar associated with the convent of Magdeburg.  He travelled to the Holy Land somet…

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Tolan, John, “Burchard of Mount Sion”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25235>
First published online: 2010



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