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Antônio Vieira
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Antônio Vieira

Date of Birth: 6 February 1608

Place of Birth: Lisbon

Date of Death: 17June 1697

Place of Death: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Biography

Antônio Vieira was born in Lisbon on 6 February 1608. His family moved to Brazil in 1614, and settled in Salvador, Bahia, where Vieira studied at Jesuit schools. He showed a great interest in the life of the Brazilian natives and their villages. He started wo…

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Ribeiro, Eneida, “Antônio Vieira”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28991>



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