Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Polemic against Islam


Date: Unknown, probably 830s or 840s

Original Language: Latin


All that survives of Speraindeo’s polemic against Islam is a one-page passage in which he condemns what he understands as the Muslim belief that those who enter paradise (presumably men) will be rewarded with beautiful women as sexual partners. Speraindeo characterizes the Muslim paradise as a brothel, and quotes …

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Coope, Jessica A., “ Title unknown”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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