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El Abencerraje
(231 words)

El Abencerraje y la hermosa Jarifa

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown

Biography

Nothing is known about the author of this novella. The tale may have originated in a medieval chronicle that has since been lost. There are four extant versions, all of uncertain authorship. The second version, published in 1561, contains a dedication to Jerónimo J…

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Childers, William, “El Abencerraje”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26402>
First published online: 2015



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