Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Rodrigo Jiménez de Rada
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Rodrigo Jiménez de Rada was born around 1170, the son of a nobleman. He received his education at the court of King Sancho IV of Navarre, but he went, probably in 1195, to study law and theology at Bologna and then Paris, though he seems not to have formally graduated. Back in the Iberian Peninsula around 1202-4, he was active in diplomatic affairs between the then riva…

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Maser, Matthias, “Rodrigo Jiménez de Rada”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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