Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Epistolae et privilegia
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Letters and privileges

Urban II

Date: 15 October 1088-4 May 1099

Original Language: Latin


Relevant to Christian-Muslim relations are portions of Urban II’s papal letters and privileges, as well as decrees and canons of church councils convoked by the pope, contemporary reports of Urban’s actions and speeches (some by eye-witnesses), and fragments and testimonia in later sources. Letters and privileges are our most extensive source. Jaffé’s Regesta cites 463 i…

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Mastnak, Tomaž, “ Epistolae et privilegia”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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