Petrus de Dacia (Latin: Peter from Denmark) was a Swedish monk of the Dominican order who lived in Gotland from the 1230s to 1289. Though he wrote in Latin, he is often credited as the first author in Sweden.
Seal of Petrus de Dacias .
Petrus de Dacia is famous for his correspondence with and his 15 visits to
Christina von Stommeln, a Beguine, the first woman to have reportedly received stigmata (source: , ca. 1320–1350). Christina lived around Stommeln near Cologne; Stommeln was part of the County of Codex Iuliacensis Jülich of the Holy Roman Empire, where her relics are venerated.
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Sebastian Sobecki (2006). "Petrus von Dacien, O.P. (Petrus de Dacia, Petrus av Dacia, Pierre de Dacie, Peter of Dacia, Petrus Daciensis, Petrus Gutensis, Petrus Gothensis)". In Bautz, Traugott. (in German) Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon (BBKL) 26. Nordhausen: Bautz. cols. 1116–1119. ISBN 3-88309-354-8. Petrus de Dacia,
Om den saliga jungfrun Kristina av Stommeln, trans. by Tryggve Lundén (Stockholm, 1950), http://litteraturbanken.se/forfattare/DaciaP/titlar/OmDenSaligaJungfrunKristina/sida/3/etext