Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Humbert of Romans
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Born in the Dauphiné region of south-eastern France, Humbert of Romans went to the University of Paris in the 1220s, and entered the Dominican Order in 1224. He was sent to the convent of Lyons and had become prior there by 1237, and he may have gone on pilgrimage to the Middle East within the following few years. In about 1240, he was given charge over the Roman provin…

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Burman, Thomas E., “Humbert of Romans”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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