Christian/Muslim Encounters

Thursday, March 3, 2022

The Capture of Constantinople Tintoretto, Ducal Palace, Venice

Read before class:

  • The Pact of Umar (CP 71)
  • Patriarch Timothy, “Apology before the Caliph Mahdi” (WCH 231-42)
  • Patriarch Nicholas I Mysticus, “Letters to Muslim rulers” (CP 72)
  • Pope Urban II, “Speech at the Council of Clermont” (CP 73-78)
  • Guibert de Nogent, The Deeds of God through the Franks (WCH 324-34)
  • Ibn al-Athir (WCH 334-35)