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 Contra legem Saracenorum
(1,255 words)

Improbatio alcorani; Confutatio Alcorani; Confutatio legis late Sarrhacenis a maledicto Mahometo

'Against the religion of the Saracens'

Riccoldo da Monte di Croce

Date: Approximately 1300

Original Language: Latin

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Riccoldo’s Contra legem Saracenorum is a thorough-going attack on the Qur’an and Islam, with little direct attempt at Christian apologetic. Consisting of 17 chapters, it is 81 pages long in Mérigoux’s edition, and c…

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Burman, Thomas E., “ Contra legem Saracenorum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25269>
First published online: 2010



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