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Juan de Almarza
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Date of Birth: Around 1619

Place of Birth: Viguera, La Rioja

Date of Death: 4 June 1669

Place of Death: Alcalá de Henares


After studying canon law in Salamanca and Alcalá de Henares, Juan de Almarza joined the novitiate of the Society of Jesus in Villarejo de Fuentes in 1638. He studied philosophy (1641-4) and theology (1644-8) in Alcalá de Henares, and then taught grammar in Huete (1648-55) …

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Colombo, Emanuele, “Juan de Almarza”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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