Anthroponyms seta ANTOGLIETA, João Vicente (1577-1618)

Clergy of the Society of Jesus who worked mostly in Japan. He was born in Taranto, Italy, in 1577, and died in Macau on 28th June, 1618. He was admitted to the Society on 1st November, 1596. In 1603 he left from Goa to Macau, where he studied Theology at the Madre de Deus College. In 1605 he reached Japan and started to study Japanese at the Arima residence. In 1606 he moved to Bungo, where he worked under the command of Pedro Paulo Navarro. In 1612 he was sent to inaugurate a residence in this province, in Shiga, which he was responsible for until the expulsion edict. He left for exile in Macau in November 1614 and there he professed the four vows in August 1616.

Bibliography:
Monumenta Historica Japoniae, dir. de Josef Franz Schütte S. J., Roma, Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu, 1975. COSTA, João Paulo Oliveira e, O Cristianismo no Japão e o Episcopado de D. Luís de Cerqueira, dissertação de doutoramento em História apresentada à Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, 1998 (texto fotocopiado).

Author: Helena Rodrigues
Translated by: Maria das Mercês Pacheco


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