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 Stauromachia id est cruciatorum servile bellum
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‘Stauromachia, the servile war of the crusaders’

Taurinus István, Stephanus Taurinus de Switawia, Stephanus Taurinus Olomucensis, Stieröxel, Stieröchsel, Stephanus de Stierochsel

Date: 1519

Original Language: Latin


Taurinus wrote Stauromachia, his major work on the subject of the peasants’ revolt of 1514, between 1515 and 1519. He started it following a discussion with Szaniszló Thurzó concerning the way in which Taurinu…

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Sörös, Borbála , “ Stauromachia id est cruciatorum servile bellum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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