Anthroponyms seta CORREIA, Jerónimo (1560-?)

Clergy of the Society of Jesus who worked mostly in Japan. He was born in Kochi, around 1560. In December 1580 he entered the Society of Jesus in Japan. In February 1582, he was in the probation house, in Bungo, and in 1586 he studied Theology in the Funai (Oita) college. He left for Macau in 1589 and he was studying there in 1592. He never returned to Japan. Latter on he was ordained priest, but after that he was dismissed from the Society.

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: Dominique Faria.


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