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us: John of the Cross, Saint, 1542-1591


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  • Variants

    • us: Alvarez, Juan de Yepes y, 1542-1591
    • us: Giovanni della Croce, Saint, 1542-1591
    • us: Ioann Kresta, Saint, 1542-1591
    • us: Jan od Krzyża, Saint, 1542-1591
    • us: Jean de la Croix, Saint, 1542-1591
    • us: Joan, Gurutzeko, Donea, 1542-1591
    • us: Joannes a Cruse, Saint, 1542-1591
    • us: Joannes van het Kruis, Saint, 1542-1591
    • us: João da Cruz, Saint, 1542-1591
    • us: Johannes av Korset, Saint, 1542-1591
    • us: Johannes vom Kreuz, Saint, 1542-1591
    • us: John, of the Cross, Saint, 1542-1591
    • us: Juan, de la Cruz, Saint, 1542-1591
    • us: Juan de la Cruz, San, 1542-1591
    • us: Juan de Santo Matía, Fray, 1542-1591
    • us: Św. Jan od Krzyża, 1542-1591
    • us: Yepes, Juan de, 1542-1591
    • us: Yepes y Alvarez, Juan de, 1542-1591
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1542
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1591-12-14
    • Descriptor

        Saint
    • Birth Place

        Fontiveros (Spain)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Ubeda (Jaén, Spain)
    • Associated Language

        spa
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Poets
    • Use For

    • Earlier Established Forms

        Juan de la Cruz, Saint, 1542-1591
    • Sources

      • found: Escritores del siglo XVI, 1853-55.
      • found: Merezhkovsky, D. Ispanskie mistiki, 1988: t.p. (sv. Ioann Kresta)
      • found: Messing, M. Joannes van het Kruis, c1991.
      • found: San Juan de la Cruz, su contexto histórico, 1991: p. 7-8 (b. Juan de Yepes, 1542; entered Carmelites and professed with name Fray Juan de Santo Matía)
      • found: García Marruz, F. San Juan de la Cruz, 1591-1991, 1993.
      • found: Gurutzeko Joan Donea, 1591-1991, 1990.
      • found: Ukryty oblubieniec, 2003: t.p. (Św. Jana od Krzyża) p. 5 (Św. Jan od Krzyża)
      • found: Wikipedia, 9 March 2015 (John of the Cross; Saint John of the Cross, O.C.D. (Spanish: San Juan de la Cruz; 1542-14 December 1591), was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation, a Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest who was born at Fontiveros, Old Castile; He was born Juan de Yepes y Álvarez into a converso family (descendents of Muslim or Jewish converts to Christianity) in Fontiveros, near Ávila, a town of around 2,000 people; died in Úbeda, Jaén, Spain)
    • LC Classification

      • PQ6400.J8
    • Change Notes

      • 1979-08-02: new
      • 2016-07-08: revised
    • Alternate Formats