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 Historia de duabus civitatibus
(1,918 words)

HistoriaChronica: De mutatione rerum

History of the two citiesChronicle, History, About change in (all) things

Otto of Freising

Date: First edition dedicated to the monk Isengrimus, 1143-46; second edition dedicated to the Emperor Frederick I, 1157

Original Language: Latin


The Historia covers 457 pages in the MGH SS rer. Germ. edition. The passages referring to the ‘Saracens’ and their religion are to be found on pp. 241 (book V, 9) and 317-18 (book VII, 7). See also Hi…

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Mégier, Elisabeth, “ Historia de duabus civitatibus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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