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Author Di Cesare, Michelina.

Title The pseudo-historical image of the Prophet Muhammad in medieval Latin literature : a repertory / Michelina Di Cesare
Published Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, 2012


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 541 pages)
Series Studien zur Geschichte und Kultur des islamischen Orients. Neue folge, 1862-1295 ; Bd. 26
Studien zur Geschichte und Kultur des islamischen Orients ; 26. Heft.
Contents Introduction; 1 The Byzantine-Arabic Chronicle of 741 and the Mozarabic Chronicle of 754; 2 Eulogius of Córdoba, The Memorial of the Saints and The Book in Defense of the Martyrs; 3 John of Seville, Letter to Paulus Albarus; 4 Paulus Albarus, The Luminous Guide; 5 Pascasius Radbertus, Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew; 6 Anastasius the Librarian, History of the Church; 7 The Genealogy of the Saracens; 8 Landulphus Sagax, Roman History; 9 Rodulphus Glaber, Histories; 10 Petrus Alfonsi, Dialogues against the Jews; 11 Hugh of Fleury, History of the Church; 12 Hugh of Flavigny, Chronicle
13 Sigebert of Gembloux, Chronicles14 Frutolf of Michelsberg and Ekkehard of Aura, Universal Chronicle; 15 William of Malmesbury, Collection of Historical Texts and Deeds of the English Kings; 16 Corpus Cluniacense; 1. Peter the Venerable, The Sum of all the Heresies and Diabolical Sect of the Saracens; 2. The Tales of the Saracens; a. Prologue; b. The Mistake-Laden and Ridiculous Chronicle of the Saracens; c. The Book of Mu?ammad's Genealogy and his Nurturing; d. The Doctrine of Mu?ammad; 3. The Law of the Saracens; 4. The Letter of the Saracen and the Response of the Christian
17 Peter of Poitiers, Chapter Headings for a Treatise against the Saracens18 Peter the Venerable, Against the Sect of the Saracens; 19 Richard of Cluny, Chronicle; 20 Otto of Freising, Chronicles or History of the Two Cities; 21 William of Tyre, History of the Deeds Done Beyond the Sea; 22 Godfrey of Viterbo, Pantheon; 23 Ralph Niger, Chronicles; 24 Gerald of Wales, On the Instruction of a Prince; 25 Alanus of Lille, On the Catholic Faith, Book 4: Against the Pagans; 26 Joachim of Fiore, Various works; 27 Mark of Toledo, Prologue to his translation of the Qur'an
Prologue to the De Unione Dei by Ibn Tumart28 Master Thietmar, The Way to the Holy Land; 29 The Life of Mu?ammad from the Manuscript of Uncastillo; 30 Oliver of Paderborn, The History of the Capture of Damiata; Letters; 31 James of Vitry, History of the East; 32 Lucas of Tuy, Chronicle of the World; 33 Rodrigo Jiménez de Rada, History of the Arabs; 34 William of Auvergne, On the Faith and the Laws against the Gentiles; 35 Roger of Wendover, Flowers of Histories; 36 Matthew Paris, Major Chronicles; 37 Ramon Marti, On the Sect of Mu?ammad, or Fourfold Refutation
Explanation of the Apostolic Symbol The Muzzle of the Jews; 38 Thomas Aquinas, The Summa against Gentiles; 39 Roger Bacon, Moral Philosophy; 40 Vincent of Beauvais, The Mirror of History; 41 Benedict of Alignan, The Treatise of Faith against Various Heresies; 42 Martinus Polonus, Chronicle of the Supreme Pontiffs and Emperors, and on the Seven Ages of the World; 43 Humbert of Romans, Minor Work in Three Parts; 44 William of Tripoli, Notice on Muhammad, On The State of the Saracens; 45 The Book of Denuding or Exposing or the Discloser
Summary This volume collects medieval Latin texts from the 8th to the 14th centuries that shape a pseudo-historical image of the Prophet Muhammad. The texts, from critical editions, manuscripts and early printed books, are arranged in chronological order in 55 entries. Each is provided with an introduction, notes and a bibliography. The volume is an essential tool for the historical research of Christian-Muslim relations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
SUBJECT Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- In literature
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632. fast (OCoLC)fst01836298
Subject Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- History and criticism
Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- Bibliography
RELIGION -- Islam -- History.
Latin literature, Medieval and modern.
Genre/Form Bibliographies.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011034957
ISBN 9783110263831