This letter was written by Psellus for the Byzantine Emperor Michael VII to the Seljuk Sultan Malik-Shāh (r. 1072-92). It praises the sultan, remarks on his tolerance towards his Christian subjects, and lists the proofs of the validity of Christianity. The text invites Malik-Shāh to convert to Christianity, but this may represe…
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“ Letter to Malik-Shāh”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24817>