The Cavallería family converted from Judaism to Christianity as a result of the Dispute of Tortosa. It is known that King Fernando I acted as godfather to Pedro’s brother Bonafós, and that Bonafós married the Christian Leonor de la Cabra. The only known details about Pedro’s own early life are given in the introduction to his Zelus Christi. This says that he was trained in Latin, Hebrew, Arabic and Aramaic, and that he had al…
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“Pedro de la Cavallería”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24215>