Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Felix Fabri
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After the early death of his father, Jos Schmid, and the remarriage of his mother, Fabri grew up in the families of his stepfather in Schaffhausen and of his great uncle Kyborg near Winterthur. In 1452, he entered the Dominican monastery in Basel, and maybe as early as 1465 he was part of a delegation of monks who visited the Dominicans in Ulm in order to reform the con…

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Schröder, Stefan, “Felix Fabri”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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