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Catecismo del Sacromonte
(175 words)

Anonymous Jesuit Priest

Date of Birth: Early 16th century

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: Unknown


The Catecismo is part of a manuscript whose author is almost entirely unknown. He is called a sacerdote (priest), who is engaged in dialogue with a Morisco called Novicio (novice), though it is evident from a reference at one point to nuestra compañía (‘our company’) that he is a Jesuit. Names of possible…

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Resines, Luis, “Catecismo del Sacromonte”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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