Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Peter of Toledo
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Petrus Toletanus

Date of Birth: End of 11th or beginning of 12th century

Place of Birth: Spain, perhaps Toledo

Date of Death: After 1142

Place of Death: Unknown


In 1142, Peter of Toledo, in collaboration with Peter of Poitiers, the secretary of Peter of Cluny (q.v.), made the Latin translation of the epistles attributed to ʿAbdallāh ibn Ismāʿīl al-Hāshimī and ʿAbd al-Masīḥ ibn Ishāq al-Kindī (9th century). This translation is part of the Col…

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González Muñoz, Fernando, “Peter of Toledo”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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