Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Ramon Llull
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Ramon Llull was born in Majorca in the years following its conquest in 1229 by King James I of the Crown of Aragon. The king's expedition was probably funded in part by Llull’s father, who received lands in Palma and elsewhere on the island as a reward. The young Ramon received an education commensurate with his class, and he became the steward of the future king, James…

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Hames, Harvey, “Ramon Llull”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 30 March 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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