Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Second ritual of abjuration
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Second ritual of abjuration

Second ritual of abjuration

Date: End of 10th century or beginning of 11th century

Original Language: Greek


A second formula of abjuration for converts from Islam to Christianity is preserved in a single 11th-century manuscript. Unlike the older formula (q.v.), it comprises 11 anathemas, of which only the first seven are directed against Muslims, while the rest are anti-monophysite, and specifically ant…

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Rigo, Antonio, “ Second ritual of abjuration”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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