Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Vasco Diaz de Tanco de Fregenal
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Vasco Díaz Tanco was a humanist from Extremadura who pursued various professions as an actor and director, author of tragedies and poet. By the year 1528, he had been ordained priest.

He wandered the roads of Spain and Portugal with a portable printing press that he himself had made, settling in at least three cities, Valencia, Porto and Orense. An indefatigable traveller, he probably spent some time…

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Ángel Auladell, Miguel, “Vasco Diaz de Tanco de Fregenal”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 04 June 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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