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 Verlegung des Alcoran Bruder Richardi
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Verlegung des Alcoran

‘Brother Riccoldo’s refutation of the Qur’an’

Martin Luther

Date: 1542

Original Language: German


Running to 124 pages, the modern critical edition of Luther’s works contains the Latin text Luther used to translate Riccoldo da Monte di Croce’s Contra legem Saracenorum, with the German text on the facing page. In his preface, Luther makes it clear that he believed it was the best polemic against Islam available (there were others ava…

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Francisco, Adam S., “ Verlegung des Alcoran Bruder Richardi”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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