Anthroponyms seta CAMPIONI, Zacarias (1571-1606)

Clergy of the Society of Jesus who worked mostly in Macao. Born in Plarenca around 1571, he died in Japan on 31 August, 1606. He was accepted into the Society in 1590 and read theology in Macao. There he was struck by illness, being sent to Japan, since it was considered a healthier country. However, he passed away only seventeen days after the Nanban Trade carrack ship´s arrival in Nagasaki. He had professed the four vows on 14 May, 1606.

Bibliography: 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 João Pimentel


  Enviar a um amigo Send To Friend Imprimir Print