Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Glossarium Latino-Arabicum
(118 words)


No biographical data survive.

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The only known work of this author, the Glossarium latino-arabicum, offers no meaningful factual information on his life. But as van Koningsveld has thoroughly shown, its contents and composition indicate that he was a learned Mozarab who designed this lexicon to assist other Mozarabs, whose language had for long been Arabic, in acquiring a knowledge of Latin.

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Burman, Thomas E., “Glossarium Latino-Arabicum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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