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 The historie of the holy warre
(1,449 words)


Thomas Fuller

Date: 1639

Original Language: English


The historie of the holy warre discusses the causes, ramifications, and potential justification for crusading, or what Fuller and his contemporaries termed holy war. Printed at Cambridge in 1639, it was 286 pages long. It went through three subsequent editions in 1640, 1647, and 1651 with no significant changes; it was also bound and sold with some editions of Fuller’s The holy state and the profane state.

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Manion, Lee, “ The historie of the holy warre”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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