Person - Ducas, Demetrio (ca. 1480-ca. 1527)

Ducas, Demetrio (ca. 1480-ca. 1527)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Ducas, Demetrio (ca. 1480-ca. 1527)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Heraklion  1480 - Rome  1527

History:

Greek Hellenist. Humanist, typographer, translator and head of department at the University. Before he arrived to Spain, Ducas was preparing Greek texts to the printing house of Aldo Manuzio. When he finally came to Castile, Ducas became the first head of department in Greek language at the University of Alcalá in 1513. Ducas and Juan de Vergara wrote the Greek text of the Complutensian Polyglot Bible.

Greek Hellenist. Humanist, typographer, translator and head of department at the University. Before he arrived to Castile, Ducas was preparing Greek texts to the printing house of Aldo Maducio. When he finally came to Castile, Ducas became the first head of department in Greek language at the University of Alcalá in 1513. Ducas and Juan de Vergara wrote the Greek text of the Complutensian Polyglot Bible.

Occupations

(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Catedráticos de griego

Activity:

Printers

Places

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Heraklion in 1480

Lugar de Defunción:

Rome in 1527

Subjects

Gender:

Varón

Sources

Gutiérrez Torrecilla, Luis Miguel. Casado Arboniés, Manuel. Ballesteros Torres, Pedro L.. Profesores y estudiantes : biografía colectiva de la Universidad de Alcalá (1508-1836). edición al cuidado de Luis Miguel Gutiérrez Torrecilla, Manuel Casado Arboniés, Pedro Ballesteros Torres. Alcalá de Henares: Universidad de Alcalá, Servicio de Publicaciones. 2013. 779 p., XXXII p. de lám. col. y n.. 978-84-15834-27-4.

Related Authorities

Alcalá, Alonso de (1465-ca. 1540)  ( He/She/It collaborated with; Colabora en la confección de la Biblia Políglota )

Associative relations :

Coronel, Pablo (1480-1534)  ( He/She/It collaborated with; Colabora en la Confección de la Biblia Políglota )

Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros (1436-1517, OFM)  ( He/She/It collaborated with; Colabora en la Confección de la Biblia Políglota )

López de Zúñiga, Diego (?-1531)  ( He/She/It collaborated with; Colabora en la confección de la Biblia Políglota )

Nebrija, Antonio de (1444-1522)  ( He/She/It collaborated with; Colabora en la Confección de la Biblia Políglota )

Núñez de Guzmán, Hernán (ca.1478-1553)  ( He/She/It collaborated with; Colabora en la Confección de la Biblia Políglota )

Universidad de Alcalá (1499-1836, Madrid, España)  ( He/She works for; Primer catedrático de Griego )

Zamora, Alfonso de (ca. 1476-ca. 1545)  ( He/She/It collaborated with; Colaboran en la confección de la Biblia Políglota Complutense )

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Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

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