Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Expositio in Apocalypsim
(912 words)

‘Commentary on Revelation’

Joachim of Fiore

Date: About 1184-1200

Original Language: Latin


This is a lengthy work which still has no modern critical edition. After a long Liber introductorius (fols 2v-26v), Joachim divides his commentary into eight parts. Islam and Saladin are discussed in about 25 places in the book (see fols 7a, 8v-9v, 10r, 24v, 76r, 89r, 116r-v, 120r, 130r, 134r-v, 135r, 143r, 149v, 156v, 163r-v, 166v-…

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McGinn, Bernie, “ Expositio in Apocalypsim”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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