Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Opusculum tripartitum
(581 words)

'Three-part treatise'

Humbert of Romans

Date: Approximately 1273

Original Language: Latin


Of the three issues that preoccupy Humbert in this work – the need for renewed crusade, the Greek-Latin schism, and Church reform – only the first is relevant to Christian-Muslim relations. Writing at almost the same time as Louis IX’s second failed crusade, Humbert admits in this first section that crusading in gene…

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Burman, Thomas E., “ Opusculum tripartitum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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