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Atinalı Mühtedi Mehmed
(226 words)

Mehmed of Athens, the convert

Date of Birth: Unknown; presumably mid- to late 16th century

Place of Birth: Athens

Date of Death: Unknown; presumably early to mid-17th century

Place of Death: Unknown


 Mehmed was originally a Christian. He trained for the priesthood and studied Christian theology and the Greek sciences in Athens, the city of his birth. According to his polemical treatise Atinalu Kapucî[nin] Habîbullâh'ın Evsâfın Tev…

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Avcı, Betül, “Atinalı Mühtedi Mehmed”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 January 2020 <>

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