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 Epitome fidei et religiones Turcicæ
(1,372 words)

‘Summary of the Turkish faith and religion’

Isaac Barrow

Date: 1657

Original Language: Latin


The Latin treatise, Epitome fidei et religiones Turcicæ, a Muhameto Kureischita Arabum propheta, prius in Arabia Deserta, postea a successoribus per totum penè Orientem diffusae, was written during 1657, when Barrow was at the British Embassy in Constantinople. He wrote it for Trinity College after receiving a reprimand for his failure to write while on trave…

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Bennett, Clinton, “ Epitome fidei et religiones Turcicæ”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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