Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Indiculus luminosus
(215 words)

A Shining declaration

Paul Alvarus (Albar, Alvaro)

Date: 854

Original Language: Latin


Like the treatises of Eulogius of Cordova, the first half of the Indiculus luminosus seeks to defend the ‘Cordovan martyrs’ of the 850s from criticism by fellow Cordovan Christians. The second and more interesting half is devoted to biblical exegesis, divided between Daniel’s prophecies about the Antichrist and Job’s descriptions of L…

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Wolf, Kenneth B., “ Indiculus luminosus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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