Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Contra principales errores perfidi Machometi
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Contra errores

'Against the principal errors of the perfidious Muḥammad'

Juan de Torquemada

Date: 1459

Original Language: Latin


In this work, which Torquemada wrote at the request of the pope as a preliminary report for the Council of Mantua, he follows a traditional scheme. After a few details about Muḥammad’s life, his prophethood and the nature of the Qur’an, the core of the treatise deals with the main argum…

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Echevarria, Ana, “ Contra principales errores perfidi Machometi”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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