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 Vita Eulogii
(271 words)

Life of Eulogius

Paul Alvarus (Albar, Alvaro)

Date: 854

Original Language: Latin


This is a hagiographical treatment of the life and death of Eulogius of Cordova, Alvarus' friend and co-apologist for the so-called 'martyrs of Cordova'. Eulogius was executed by the Muslim authorities on 11 March 859, for harboring a female convert from Islam to Christianity and encouraging her apostasy. Alvarus followed the well-established conventions of the passiones, which de…

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Wolf, Kenneth B., “ Vita Eulogii”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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