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Diego de Torres
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Little is known about the life of Diego de Torres, apart from what he recounts in Relación del origen y sucesso de los Xarifes, and especially in ch. 54. In August 1544, at the age of 18, he travelled to Seville in order to go abroad and find out about the world. In Seville he met Nicolás Núñez, who persuaded him to go to North Africa to join his son-in-law, Fernán Gómez de Almodóvar, who wa…

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Lapiedra Gutiérrez, Eva, “Diego de Torres”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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