Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Les gestes des Chiprois
(1,175 words)

‘The deeds of the Cypriots’

Les gestes des Chyprois

Date: 13th and 14th century, before 1343

Original Language: French


The compilation of historical narratives which, since its discovery in the 19th century, has been known as Les gestes des Chiprois survives in a single manuscript of Cypriot provenance dated 1343. The manuscript lacks the opening and the final folios and in its surviving form the narrative covers the period 1131-130…

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Edbury, Peter, “ Les gestes des Chiprois”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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