Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Liber Alchorani
(1,112 words)

The book of the Qur’an

Mark of Toledo

Date: 1210 or 1211

Original Language: Latin


Mark of Toledo’s Liber Alchorani is a translation of the Qur’an into Latin made at the behest of the Archbishop of Toledo, Rodrigo Jiménez de Rada, and his archdeacon, Mauricius, almost certainly as an adjunct to Rodrigo’s grand plan for a crusade against al-Andalus, which culminated in the successful campaign of Las Navas de Tolosa…

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Burman, Thomas E., “ Liber Alchorani”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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