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 Epistola salutaris doctoribus Egipti transmissa
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‘Letter of greeting to the learned men of Egypt’; ‘Letter to the learned men of Egypt’; ‘Letter to the philosophers of Egypt’; ‘Letter to the doctors of Egypt’

Oliver of Paderborn

Date: September 1221

Original Language: Latin

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Following the conviction of his contemporaries (including Jacques de Vitry, q.v.) that debate with the learned men of Islam (and other ‘heresies’) based on the common authorities of reason, scripture, and the libri naturales offered the best…

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Bird, Jessalynn, “ Epistola salutaris doctoribus Egipti transmissa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24935>
First published online: 2010



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