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Ginés Pérez de Hita
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Date of Birth: Possibly 1544

Place of Birth: Possibly Murcia, Lorca, or Mula

Date of Death: Before 1619

Place of Death: Possibly Murcia


Ginés Pérez de Hita was a poet and novelist from the region of Murcia, best remembered today for his idealised depictions of the 15th-century Naṣrid kingdom of Granada in Historia de los bandos de Zegr íes y Abencerrajes (1595). He also wrote a fictionalised account of the War of the Alpujarras, La guerra …

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Childers, William P., “Ginés Pérez de Hita”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 02 July 2020 <>

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