DE MAGISTRIS, Hyacinthus

DE MAGISTRIS, Hyacinthus (Giacomo). near Cremona 1605 — Goa 11.11.1668. S.J. Italian Missionary in India. Entered S.J. in 1626. After 7 years studies of humanities in Italy left for India for the rest of his life. Worked in Cranganore, South India, and as an envoy of his order visited several times Europe and once Brazilia.

Publications: Relatione della Christianità di Madurè. 385 p. Roma 1661; French transl. by Machault, P. 1663.

Sources: *Jöcher 3; Sommervogel 5, 314; *BU 26; *NBG 32.


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