Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Ludovico Marracci
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Date of Birth: 6 October 1612

Place of Birth: Torcigliano di Camaiore, Tuscany

Date of Death: 5 February 1700

Place of Death: Rome


Ludovico (Lodovico) Marracci is considered the major European scholar of the Qur’an in pre-modern times. He belonged to the order of the Chierici Regolari della Madre di Dio and held various offices and roles in Rome until his death in 1700. His knowledge of Orien…

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Tottoli, Roberto, “Ludovico Marracci”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>

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