Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Risāla min ahl jazīrat Qubruṣ
(876 words)

‘Letter from the people of Cyprus’

The letter from the people of Cyprus

Date: Just before 1316

Original Language: Arabic


The Letter from the people of Cyprus is structured closely on Paul of Antioch’s Letter to a Muslim friend, though with such significant changes throughout that it is less a new edition of the earlier letter than a fresh composition. It is relatively brief, 46 half-page columns in the printed edition, and diminuti…

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Thomas, David, “ Risāla min ahl jazīrat Qubruṣ”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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