Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Fabian Birkowski
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Fabian Birkowski was born into a burgher family in 1566 (though some give 1564 or 1569), the eldest of four children. In 1587, he gained a Bachelor of Arts degree, and taught Greek and Latin literature as well as philosophy and rhetoric. In 1593, he obtained a doctorate in philosophy, followed by a two-year tenure as a docent-extraneus, when he lectured on classical literature.

At this point, he gave up his academic career, and in …

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Baron, Maciej, “Fabian Birkowski”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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