Hadrian’s first letter to Egila reminds him of his mission in partibus Spaniensis provinciæ. He has been ordained by Wilcharius, archbishop of the Gauls, as a kind of legate with responsibility for preaching the ‘orthodox faith’ in Iberian territories under Muslim rule, propagating Roman ecclesiastical legislation, and figh…
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“ Epistolæ Adriani papæ ad Egilam episcopum”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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