Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Gesta Francorum
(979 words)

Unknown author

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown; possibly southern Italy

Date of Death: Unknown; possibly late 11th or early 12th century

Place of Death: Unknown


Nothing is known about the author of the Gesta Francorum other than what can be inferred from the text, which in fact amounts to very little. Since the time of Heinrich von Sybel and Heinrich Hagenmeyer’s researches into the text in the 19th century, however, a quit…

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Bull, Marcus, “Gesta Francorum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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