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'El Divino'
(345 words)

Fernando de Herrera

Date of Birth: 1534

Place of Birth: Seville

Date of Death: 1597

Place of Death: Seville


Fernando de Herrera was a poet, historian and literary critic, though hardly anything is known about him. He never left the city of Seville where he was born and where he must have studied at the school that Master Rodrigo de Santaella had set up at the University of Seville. As no …

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Ángel de Bunes, Miguel, “'El Divino'”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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