Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Magister Seguinus or Siguinus
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Magister Seguinus

Date of Birth: 11th century

Place of Birth: Southern France

Date of Death: After 1087

Place of Death: Unknown


Seguinus was a member of a religious community in France, and in his youth he received a monastic education. He travelled to Lorraine, Germany and Spain. In addition to his Ars lectoria, he claims to have written a Liber de orthographia, and declares his intention of writing a Liber de metris. Neither of these lat…

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González Muñoz, Fernando, “Magister Seguinus or Siguinus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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