Unformatted text preview: 1500’s. He experienced turmoil when he became a captive of Spanish pirates, and proclaimed many religions throughout his tenure. The character of Leo could draw skepticism due to his seemingly fake faith which met his conveniences. The book contains a lot of speculation, and little facts. Historically, the only parts of this book that can be set in stone occur when he is captured by the Spanish pirates, and then given to Pope Leo in Rome. In Rome he supposedly converts to Christianity, which I am skeptical about. Overall I think this book is more fictional than factual, but is a good story nevertheless....
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- Spring '08
- Islam, 16th century, Pope Leo, Patrick Kennedy Travel