Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Lucas of Tuy
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Lucas Tudensis

Date of Birth: Between about 1180 and 1200

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: 1249

Place of Death: Tuy


Almost all we know about the life of Lucas of Tuy comes from his own works. Although his origins are uncertain, he identified himself as being from León (in hac nostra civitate). His forename is unusual, and Peter Linehan (‘Dates and doubts’) has suggested that he may have been of Italian origin.

It is generally accepted t…

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Henriet, P., “Lucas of Tuy”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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