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Stephanus Arator
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János Szántó

Date of Birth: About 1541

Place of Birth: Devecser, Hungary

Date of Death: 1612

Place of Death: Olomouc (present-day Czech Republic)


Originating from a peasant family from Devecser, Stephanus Arator began his studies at the Collegium Germanicum in Rome in 1560, joining the Society of Jesus the following year. After a further period of studying and teaching in Vienna (1568-74), he played a crucial role in the foundation of the C…

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Kármán, Gábor, “Stephanus Arator”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 August 2020 <>

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