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The cross and the crescent : Christianity and Islam from Muhammad to the Reformation

Author: R A Fletcher
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A historical overview of the relationship between the Christian and Islamic worlds, from the seventh to the sixteenth centuries, traces the religious misunderstanding between the two great religions, despite long periods of peaceful coexistence.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fletcher, R.A. (Richard A.).
Cross and the crescent.
New York : Viking, 2004
(OCoLC)624787402
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R A Fletcher
ISBN: 0670032719 9780670032716 0143034812 9780143034810
OCLC Number: 52962828
Description: xviii, 182 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Ishmael's children. --
An elephant for Charlemagne. --
Crossing frontiers. --
Commerce, coexistence and scholarship. --
Sieving the Koran. --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Richard Fletcher.
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A historical overview of the relationship between the Christian and Islamic worlds, from the seventh to the sixteenth centuries, traces the religious misunderstanding between the two great religions, despite long periods of peaceful coexistence.

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"A dazzling sprint past the turf wars of Rome and Constantinople, Sunnis and Shi'ites... Genghis Khan and Prester John." John Leonard, Harper's

 
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