Ignacio de Arbieto

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Ignacio de Arbieto (1585 – 7 August 1670) was a Jesuit philosopher and historian of Peru.[1]


Arbieto was born in Madrid. He joined the Jesuit order in 1603 and ordained as a priest in Lima, Peru, in 1612. He was appointed chair of philosophy in Quito, Ecuador, then he went to Arequipa and finally Lima.[1]

He spent his final years writing "Historia del Perú y de las fundaciones que he hecho en él la Compañía de Jesús,"[1] the manuscript is in the National Archives of Lima. He died in Lima on 7 August 1670.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d Wikisource-logo.svg Bandelier, Adolph Francis Alphonse (1907). "Ignacio de Arbieto". In Herbermann, Charles. Catholic Encyclopedia. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company.