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Llullian Method
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“Llullian method” denotes the overall approach of Ramón Llull (ca. 1233-ca. 1315)—Catalan writer, Scholastic, polymath, adviser of popes and princes, Islamic and Jewish scholar and missionary—whose basic goal in his writings was to see Jews and Muslims converted. Of his 263 writings, 36 contain the word ars (method, way, art) in the title. Llull called this literary work, and especially the summary of it, Ars generalis ultima (1305–8), or Ars magna.

This title, similar to the Ars maior and Ars minor of Roman grammarian Aelius Donatus (4th cent. a.d.), whose influence extended …

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Colpe, Carsten, “Llullian Method”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 24 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_L509>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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