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 Disputatio Abutalib
(731 words)



'The disputation of Abu Talib'

Alfonso Buenhombre

Date: About 1340

Original Language: Latin

Description

The Disputatio Abutalib is so named after one of the characters involved in the religious dispute, Abu Talib, a Muslim from Ceuta, who discusses religion in a correspondence of seven letters with the Jew Samuel, a resident of Toledo. According to the introduction to the text, these letters were written in Arabic by bot…

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Biosca, Antoni, “ Disputatio Abutalib”, 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_24236>
First published online: 2010



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