Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Luis del Mármol Carvajal
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Luis del Mármol led an intense, itinerant life on both sides of the Mediterranean in a period of open confrontation between the Spanish and Ottoman empires. This enabled him to get to know Islamic culture at first hand. His historical works are a reflection of his personal experience in close contact with the inhabitants of North Africa and also with the descendants of the last Spanish Muslims. Until the middle of the 20th century, knowle…

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Castillo, Javier, “Luis del Mármol Carvajal”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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