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 Tratado de la redención de cautivos
(391 words)

‘Treatise on the ransoming of captives’

Jerónimo Gracián de la Madre de Dios

Date: 1597

Original Language: Spanish


Jerónimo Gracián deals with the topic of captivity in Tratado de la redención de cautivos and also in his autobiographical Peregrinación de Anastasio (‘Pilgrimage of Anastasius’). He wrote the Tratado when he was sent from Spain to Ceuta and Tangiers. In the 2006 edition, it is 125 pages long.

In the five chapters of this work, Gracián stresses the need to ran…

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Ángel de Bunes, Miguel, “ Tratado de la redención de cautivos”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <>

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