Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Historia de ortu Jerusalem et eius variis eventibus
(703 words)

‘History of the origin of Jerusalem and the various events affecting it’; ‘History of Jerusalem’

Oliver of Paderborn

Date: After November 1219, probably February 1220-21

Original Language: Latin


Written by Oliver of Paderborn during the campaign of the Fifth Crusade, this work of over 125 chapters on the origins and history of Jerusalem and its environs (from the Fall until the city’s capture by crusaders in 1099) was drawn largely from Peter Comestor’s Historia sch…

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Bird, Jessalynn, “ Historia de ortu Jerusalem et eius variis eventibus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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