The Pseudo-historical Image of the Prophet Muhammad in Medieval Latin Literature: A Repertory
Exploring and understanding how medieval Christians perceived and constructed the figure of the Prophet Muhammad is of capital relevance in the complex history of Christian-Muslim relations. Medieval authors writing in Latin from the 8th to the 14th centuries elaborated three main images of the Prophet: the pseudo-historical, the legendary, and the eschatological one. This volume focuses on the first image and consists of texts that aim to reveal the (Christian) truth about Islam. They have been taken from critical editions, where available, otherwise they have been critically transcribed from manuscripts and early printed books. They are organized chronologically in 55 entries: each of them provides information on the author and the work, date and place of composition, an introduction to the passage(s) reported, and an updated bibliography listing editions, translations and studies. The volume is also supplied with an introductory essay and an index of notable terms.
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5 Pascasius Radbertus Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew
6 Anastasius the Librarian History of the Church
7 The Genealogy of the Saracens
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 Muḥammad or Fourfold Refutation Explanation of the Apostolic Symbol The Muzzle of the Jews
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 Chronicles
14 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
17 Peter of Poitiers Chapter Headings for a Treatise against the Saracens
18 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
Against the Pagans
26 Joachim of Fiore Various works
27 Mark of Toledo Prologue to his translation of the Qurān Prologue to the De Unione Dei by Ibn Tūmart
28 Master Thietmar The Way to the Holy Land
29 The Life of Muḥammad from the Manuscript of Uncastillo
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
46 Riccoldo of Monte di Croce Letters to the Triumphant Church Against the Law of the Saracens Book of the Pilgrimage ...
47 Francesco Pipino The Capture of the Holy Land from the Year 1095 to the Year ca1130 ...
48 Ramon Llull The Book of the Dispute between the Christian Ramon and the Saracen Umar ...
49 Simon Fitzsimon Travel from Ireland to the Holy Land
50 Bartholomew of Lucca The New History of the Church
51 James of Verona The Book of the Pilgrimage
52 Alfonso Buenhombre The Disputation between Abutalib the Saracen and Samuel the Jew The Letter of Samuel ...
53 Benvenuto of Imola Commentary on the Divine Comedy
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