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 Instrucción de la vida Christiana
(898 words)

Instrucción de la vida Christiana

'Instruction about the Christian life'

Antonio García de Villalpando

Date: Before 25 February 1500

Original Language: Castilian


No extant copies of the Instrucción are known, though there was certainly a copy in the library of Hernando Colón (1539). Until the 18th century it was thought to be a work of asceticism and contemplation, with no relation to Islam (Sáinz Rodríguez, Introducción, p. 224). But then Francisco Méndez published in his Tipografía esp…

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Carrasco Manchado, Ana Isabel, “ Instrucción de la vida Christiana”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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