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 Machumetis Saracenorum principis, eiusque successorum vitae, ac doctrina, ipseque Alcoran
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Machumetis Saracenorum principis

‘The lives and teaching of Muḥammad, leader of the Saracens, and of his successors, and the Qur’an itself’

Theodor Buchmann

Date: 1543

Original Language: Latin

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The folio edition of Machumetis Saracenorum appeared in Basel from the press of Johannes Oporinus in 1543. The project was nearly stopped by the censors in the city, who seized all copies of the text and briefly put Oporinus in prison. Their central objection was that Machumetis contained a Latin…

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Gordon, Bruce, “ Machumetis Saracenorum principis, eiusque successorum vitae, ac doctrina, ipseque Alcoran”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26207>
First published online: 2015



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