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 A true and faithful account of the religion and manners of the Mahometans
(1,447 words)



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Joseph Pitts

Date: 1704-38 (editions 1-4)

Original Language: English

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A faithful account of the religion and manners of the Mahometans is unique in being both a captivity narrative and a description of Islam. (It is also in part a travel account.)

Captivity narratives are the (auto)biographies of Christian slaves (in this case in North Africa) who through ransom, exchange or escape returned to their home countries and wrote down their story. Pitts’s cap…

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Auchterlonie, Paul, “ A true and faithful account of the religion and manners of the Mahometans”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26527>



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