Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Title unknown
(425 words)

A treatise against Islam

Peter of Damascus

Date: Unknown

Original Language: Greek


It is uncertain whether this work ever existed. Khoury (Les théologiens byzantins, p. 40), though without giving any reference, states that ‘it is said’ Peter wrote a now lost treatise against Islam in Arabic. But he doubts this, since he follows Peeters’ argument that Peter of Damascus should be identified with Peter of Capitolias (q.v…

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Pahlitzsch, Johannes, “ Title unknown”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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