Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Panoplia dogmatikē
(1,559 words)

Thesaurus orthodoxiae

‘The armour of doctrine’

Nicetas Choniates

Date: About 1206

Original Language: Greek


This work comprises 27 books (i.e. ample chapters) on Christian heresies, starting with paganism and up to the author's time. Two books deal with Islam: Book XX is a compilation based mostly on earlier sources, and Book XXVI is an original composition.

In the pinax of the Panoplia, the title of Book XX is: ‘On the Agarenes’ religion and on the ordo (taxis) for tho…

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Zorzi, Niccolò, “ Panoplia dogmatikē”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 13 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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