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Dominicus Germanus
(1,360 words)

Date of Birth: Probably 1588

Place of Birth: Shurgast (present-day Skorogoszcz, Poland)

Date of Death: 28 September 1670

Place of Death: El Escorial (Madrid)


The few lines on Dominicus Germanus de Silesia by Lucas Wadding, the 17th-century biographer of the writers of the Order of Friars Minor, are the main source for his biography, together with details found in his works. The date given for his birth, 1…

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García Masegosa, Antonio, “Dominicus Germanus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>

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