Montboissier, Blessed Peter of
Montboissier, Blessed Peter of
Better known as Peter the Venerable. General of the Cluniac order, prominent at the General Council of Pisa, commissioned the first Latin translation of the Koran. Renowned for his virtue and learning. Died in 1156

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