Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Glossarium Latino-Arabicum
(562 words)

Latin-Arabic glossary

Glossarium Latino-Arabicum

Date: Van Koningsveld’s argument that this lexicon dates to the 12th century is persuasive.

Original Language: Arabic


Five hundred and sixty-six pages long in the only modern edition, the Glossarium latino-arabicum is a lexicon devised for Mozarabs educated in Arabic to study Latin, the ancestral and ecclesiastical language of Arabic-speaking Christians of al-Andalus.  This is ap…

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Burman, Thomas E., “ Glossarium Latino-Arabicum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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