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 Historia Orientalis
(986 words)

‘Oriental history’

Johann Heinrich Hottinger

Date: 1651 (first edition, using Hebrew characters) / 1660 (second edition, using Arabic types)

Original Language: Latin


Hottinger’s Historia Orientalis (in full Historia Orientalis quae ex variis Orientalium monumentis collecta, agit de Muhammedismo etc., ‘Oriental history, which, collected from various Oriental documents, deals with Muhammadanism, etc.’) was first published in Zurich by the printing ho…

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Loop, Jan, “ Historia Orientalis”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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