Sepúlveda, Juan Ginés
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Spanish Humanist, historian and philosopher. Born Córdoba or (more probably) Pozoblanco (Province of Córdoba) 1489/90, died Pozoblanco 1573. Initial studies in Córdoba and, from 1510, at Alcalá de Henares; 1515 travelled to Bologna, entering the Dominican Order and studying (artes, philosophy, law and Greek) there until 1523. 1535, after staying in various places in Italy (including Rome, Naples), returned to Spain. Tutor to the future King Philip II. 1536 named Imperial historian. 15…

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Thurn, Nikolaus, “Sepúlveda, Juan Ginés”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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