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La Peyére, Isaac de

(Peteira; ca. 1594/1600–76). B. Bordeaux, Fr., of Port. New Christian, or converted Jewish, background; Calvinist; humanist; held that there were people on earth before Adam; became RC to escape persecution. Works include Praea-damitae; Relation du Groenland; Relation de l'Islande.

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