Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Tō peridoxō kai lamprotatō amira tēs Krētēs kai hēgapemenō philō
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Letter 1: To the most glorious and brilliant emir of Crete, my beloved friend

Nicolas Mysticus

Date: Between August 913 and February 914

Original Language: Greek

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Nicolas wrote this letter following the attack by the Arab admiral Damian (Damiana, Dimyana, Dimnāna) on the people of Cyprus in 911. It is addressed to the emir of Crete, though it has been suggested that it was really intended for the Abbasid Caliph al-Muqtad…

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Vaiou, Maria, “ Tō peridoxō kai lamprotatō amira tēs Krētēs kai hēgapemenō philō”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25173>
First published online: 2010



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