Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Iniquus Mahometus
(792 words)

‘Deceitful Muḥammad’

Unknown author

Date: Probably last quarter of the 13th century

Original Language: Latin


This anonymous text, which González Muñoz, ‘Dos versiones tardías’, dates to the last quarter of the 13th century, is extant in one late-14th- or early-15th-century MS, along with an edificatory treatise on the salvation of the soul and a number of hagiographical texts.

The anonymous author relates that the evil heretic Nicolas, who practiced a…

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Tolan, John, “ Iniquus Mahometus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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