Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

De Expugnatione Lyxbonensi

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This chapter presents a short description of the work De expugnatione Lyxbonensi, 'The conquest of Lisbon' on Christian-Muslim relations. The work, in the form of an epistolary narrative, is primarily a description of the conquest of Lisbon by an army of northern European crusaders during the Second Crusade. The significance of De expugnatione Lyxbonensi is twofold. First, the 'conversation' between Christians and Muslims during the siege seems to offer a reasonably accurate reflection of some of the latter's criticisms of the Christian faith, as well as the motives of the crusaders. Second is the author's willingness to consider converting Muslims after the capture of Lisbon.

Keywords: Christian-Muslim relations; De expugnatione Lyxbonensi

10.1163/ej.9789004195158.i-804.318
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004195158.i-804.318
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History. Volume 3 (1050-1200) — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation