Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Epistola Paschalis de Victoria
(639 words)

‘Letter of Pascal of Vitoria’

Pascal of Vitoria

Date: 1338

Original Language: Latin


The letter sent by Pascal from Almaliq to his fellow Franciscans in Vitoria begins with a precise account of each stage of his journey from Avignon right through to the heart of Central Asia. The aim of his mission is made perfectly clear: to preach the Gospel ‘as much to Saracens as to schismatic or heretic Christians’ (ed.…

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Guéret-Laferté, Michèle, “ Epistola Paschalis de Victoria”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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