Muhammad in Europe: A Thousand Years of Western Myth-Making

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Generations of Western writers from the Crusades down to the present day have claimed to depict the life and personality of Muhammad, the founder of Islam. Over the course of thirteen centuries, biased and stubbornly negative representations have persisted, presenting images which bear no resemblance to the noble figure familiar to Muslims. Muhammad in Europe traces this consistent tradition of distortion and provides an account of the reasons behind it. Prefaced by a biographical sketch of Muhammad s life based on original ...

Muhammad in Europe: A Thousand Years of Western Myth-Making 2001, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814775332

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Muhammad in Europe: A Thousand Years of Western Myth-making 2000, Garnet Publishing Ltd, Reading

ISBN-13: 9781859641231

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