Mahomet (Voltaire)

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by Voltaire, translated by William F. Fleming

Mahomet (Le fanatisme, ou Mahomet) aka "Fanaticism, or Mahomet" is a five act play by French playwright and philosopher Voltaire that was written in 1736 with its debut performance in Lille on 25 April 1741 and then in Paris on 9 August 1742.

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Title page

Zopir, Sheik of Mecca.
Omar, General and second in command to Mahomet.
Seid, Slave to Mahomet.
Palmira, Slave to Mahomet.
Phanor, Senator of Mecca.
Company of Meccans.
Company of Mussulmans.

Scene, Mecca.

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