Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Documentum martyriale
(163 words)

Martyrial document

Eulogius of Cordova = Eulógio of Córdoba = Eulógio of Toledo

Date: 857?

Original Language: Latin


This is an exhortation addressed to Flora and Maria, two Christians imprisoned for apostasy from Islam, urging them to remain steadfast in their Christianity and to endure persecution and martyrdom. Eulogius paints in lurid terms the image of the Muslim oppressor, whom he imagines lusting after inn…

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Tolan, John, “ Documentum martyriale”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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