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…