Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 De bello a Christianis contra barbaros gesto
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De bello

'On the war fought by the Christians against the barbarians'

Benedetto Accolti

Date: May-July 1464

Original Language: Latin


    Accolti's history of the First Crusade, consisting of 92 pages (in the Recueil des historiens des croisades) and of 111 folios (in the presentation manuscript, Florence Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana Pl. 54.6), was his longest work. He begins the first book with an account of the rise of Islam an…

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Black, Robert, “ De bello a Christianis contra barbaros gesto”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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