Littera cuidam apostate Ordinis Fratrum Minorum, prius uocato frater Andreas, postea uero, factus Sarracenus, uocabatur Abdalla; Epistola ad Abdalla, olim fratrem Andream
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Letter to an apostate of the order of Friars Minor, formerly called Andrew, but, when converted to Islam, called Abdallah; Epistle to Abdallah, formerly Andrew

Petrus Marsilius

Date: Unknown; first half of the 14th century

Original Language: Latin

Description

The Epistle to Abdallah is a rhetorical criticism of the weakness of the Franciscan Andrew for converting to Islam, accusing him of falling into the worst of faults.

Marsili supports his condemnation of Andrew’s sin…

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Biosca, Antoni, “ Littera cuidam apostate Ordinis Fratrum Minorum, prius uocato frater Andreas, postea uero, factus Sarracenus, uocabatur Abdalla; Epistola ad Abdalla, olim fratrem Andream”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25915>
First published online: 2010



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