Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Epistole de prosperitate Sarracenorum in temporalibus et deiectione Christianorum
(1,066 words)

Epistole ad ecclesiam triumphantem; Epistolae quinque commentatorie de perditione Acconis

'Letters on the temporal success of the Muslims and the abject state of the Christians'

Riccoldo da Monte di Croce

Date: 1291-99

Original Language: Latin

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One of the most remarkable Latin-Christian reflections on Islam, Riccoldo’s five letters, rather than being an attack on the religion of the Prophet, are a reflection on the ‘temporal succ…

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Burman, Thomas E., “ Epistole de prosperitate Sarracenorum in temporalibus et deiectione Christianorum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25279>
First published online: 2010



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