Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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João dos Santos
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Date of Birth: After 1560

Place of Birth: Évora, Portugal

Date of Death: 1622

Place of Death: Goa, Portuguese India


Born in Évora in the early 1560s, son of Bartolomeu dos Santos and Beatriz Ferreira, João dos Santos entered the Dominican order with the encouragement of his parents. By 1584, he had already completed his humanist and theological training at the College of St Dominic in Évor…

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Lobato, Manuel, “João dos Santos”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>

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