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 Liber scalae Machometi
(1,021 words)

Livre de l’eschiele Mahomet

‘The book of Muhammad's ladder’

Liber scalae Machometi

Date: 1264

Original Language: Castilian

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The Liber scalae Machometi is divided into a number of parts: the Prophet’s night journey (isrāʾ) from Mecca to the Temple in Jerusalem in the company of Gabriel; his ascent to heaven by means of a ladder (miʿrāj) and subsequent journey to the seven regions of hell, meeting important historical and religious leaders in his way…

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Echevarria, Ana, “ Liber scalae Machometi”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24220>
First published online: 2010



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