Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kata Mōamed
(617 words)

Against Muḥammad

Against Muḥammad

Date: Uncertain; probably 10th or 11th century

Original Language: Greek


Despite its title, this work is not so much a polemic against the person of the Prophet of Islam as an attempt to give a minimum of knowledge about his life and teachings. In Khoury's view, its core goes back to the 10th or 11th century; this seems probable from the sources the author uses and from the fact that the work of Ethymius Zigabenus (11th-12th century) was u…

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Niehoff-Panagiotidis, Johannes, “ Kata Mōamed”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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