The essay explores how the translation of a passage from the Koran into Latin contributed to the construction of the image of the Muslim as a sodomite and how this prejudice based on religious controversy led the Inquisitions to assimilate sodomy to a crime of heresy in the Iberian Peninsula of the early modern age

Between Heresy and “Crimes against Nature”: Sexuality, Islamophobia and the Inquisition in Early Modern Europe

Lavenia V.
2020

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The essay explores how the translation of a passage from the Koran into Latin contributed to the construction of the image of the Muslim as a sodomite and how this prejudice based on religious controversy led the Inquisitions to assimilate sodomy to a crime of heresy in the Iberian Peninsula of the early modern age
Mediterranean Crossings. Sexual Transgressions in Islam and Christianity (10th-18th Centuries)
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