Date: Unknown; probably about 955 Original Language: Latin
Written in leonine hexameters and running to 413 lines, Pelagius tells the story of the martyrdom of a young Christian man in Cordova in 925 on the order of the Caliph ʿAbd al-Raḥmān III. Among Hrotsvit’s legends and plays, this is the only work focused on a contemporary figure and not based on written sources. Hrotsvit tell…
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McMillin, Linda A.,
“ Pelagius”, 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_23178>