Medieval Western European perceptions of the Islamic world: From ‘active othering’ to the ‘voices in between’
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Providing an overview on medieval Western European perceptions of the Islamic world with a special focus on the period between the 12th and the late 15th century raises enormous difficulties, not only because the following essay cannot compete with the important and much more detailed syntheses on the subject written by Daniel, d’Alverny, Southern, Rodinson, Sénac and Tolan, …

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G. König, Daniel, “Medieval Western European perceptions of the Islamic world: From ‘active othering’ to the ‘voices in between’”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25534>
First published online: 2010



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