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 De Saracenis et ritu ipsorum in oratione et ieiunio et aliis moribus ipsorum
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De Saracenis et ritu ipsorum

‘On the Saracens and their practice in prayer and fasting and other customs of theirs’

De Saracenis

Date: Late 13th or early 14th century

Original Language: Latin

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This brief anonymous text consists of 18 paragraphs describing various aspects of Muslim practice and doctrine, extracted from ch. 5 of Petrus Alfonsi’s (q.v.) Dialogi contra Iudaeos of 1110. It describes Muslim ablutions, fasting, the pilgrimage to Mecca, dietary …

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Tolan, John, “ De Saracenis et ritu ipsorum in oratione et ieiunio et aliis moribus ipsorum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24588>
First published online: 2010



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