Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Robert the Monk
(565 words)

Robertus Monachus, Robert of Reims

Date of Birth: Unknown; mid-11th century

Place of Birth: Unknown; probably north-eastern France

Date of Death: 1122 or soon after (if the identification of the author with Abbot Robert of St-Rémi is accepted)

Place of Death: Unknown


The only information that the text of the Historia Iherosolimitana itself reveals about its author is that he was named Robert, that he was a monk, almost …

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Bull, Marcus, “Robert the Monk”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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