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Ramón Martí
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(Eng.: Raymond martini, c. 1215/1220, Subirats, Catalonia – c. 1292, Barcelona), Dominican. In 1263 Ramón was present at a Christian-Jewish disputation (I) in Barcelona, and preached in Murcia to Jews and Muslims. In 1269 he was expelled from Tunis after a short stay. He maintained relations with the court of St. Louis IX in Paris, and with Thomas Aquinas. He spent his last years in Barcelona. His polemical magnum opus, Pugio fidei, written in 1278, is based on excellent knowledge of Jewish and Islamic sources and treats the following subjects: the e…

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Raeder, Siegfried, “Ramón Martí”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024803>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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