Diego Collado

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Diego Collado
Born Late 16th century
Extremadura, Spain
Died 1638
Title Friar
Religion Catholicism

Diego Collado (Latin name: Didacus Colladus; * late 17th century, † 1638) was a Christian missionary born in the late sixteenth century at Miajadas, in the province of Extremadura, Spain. He entered the Dominican Order at Salamanca around 1600, and in 1619 went to Japan.[1]

Works[edit]

  • Ars grammaticae Iaponicae lingvae (i.e. Ars grammaticae Japonicae linguae) (Latin, 1632)
  • Dictionarivm sive thesavri lingvæ Iaponicæ compendivm (i.e. Dictionarium sive thesauri linguae Japonicae compendium) (Latin and Spanish, 1632)
  • Niffon no Cotõbani Yô Confesion / Modus Confitendi et Examinandi (Japanese and Latin, 1632)
  • Formula protestandae fidei (Latin, ????)
  • Historia eclesiástica de los sucesos de la cristianidad del Japón desde el año de MDCII, que entró en él la orden de predicadores hasta el de MDCXXI por el P. Hiacintho Orfanel, anadida hasta el fin del ano MDCXXII por el Padre Fray Diego Collado (Spanish, 1633)
  • Dictionarium linguae sinensis cum explicatione Latina et hispanica charactere sinensi et Latino (Latin and Spanish, 1632)

External links[edit]

  1. ^ John Raymund Volz: Diego Collado. In: Catholic Encyclopedia, volume 4, 1913. At: en.wikisource.org, New Advent, transcribed by Joseph P. Thomas