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Ignacio de Arbieto

Jesuit (1585-1676)

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Arbieto, IGNACIO DE, Jesuit, b. at Madrid, February, 1585; d. at Lima, Peru, August 7, 1676. He joined the Society of Jesus in 1603, and was ordained a priest at Lima, in 1612. He was appointed to the chair of philosophy at Quito in Ecuador, went thence to Arequipa, and finally to Lima, where he died. He taught (with interruptions) for twenty-five years in Peru, and spent his last years in writing the “Historia del Perd y de las fundaciones que ha hecho en el la Compania de Jesus.” The MS. is at the National Archives of Lima, and in a hopeless state of decay.

AD. F. BANDELIER


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