Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Roberto da Lecce
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Roberto Caracciolo de Lecce

Date of Birth: 1425

Place of Birth: Lecce, Italy

Date of Death: 6 May, 1495

Place of Death: Lecce, Italy


Roberto da Lecce is considered, along with Giovanni da Capistrano (1386-1456) and Giacomo dalla Marca (1393-1476), one of the most popular preachers of the so-called ‘second wave’ of 15th-century Franciscan preachers, who followed in the wake of the much admired Bernardino da Siena (1380-14…

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McMichael, Steven J., “Roberto da Lecce”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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