Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 The Gregorian Report
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The Gregorian Report

Date: 1236

Original Language: Latin

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Among the events of 1236 in his Chronica majora, the English historian Matthew Paris mentions the receipt of a ‘certain text about the law of Muhammad sent to the lord pope, namely Gregory IX, from the eastern places by preachers [Dominicans] traversing those regions’. This text, referred to hereafter as the Gregorian Report, has not survived, but Matthew goes on to outline its contents. In addition to the Chron…

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Giamalva, Leah, “ The Gregorian Report”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24238>
First published online: 2010



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