Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Liber de recuperatione Terre Sancte
(566 words)

‘On the recovery of the Holy Land’

Fidentius of Padua

Date: Date 1290-91

Original Language: Latin


This treatise is divided into seven chronological parts of unequal length, according to the rulers of the Holy Land: Gentiles, Jews, Assyrians, Romans, Byzantines, Saracens, and the Christians to whom it rightly belongs. The last three parts, and above all the last, are the most developed. In the fifth part, Fiden…

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Paviot, Jacques, “ Liber de recuperatione Terre Sancte”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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