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Las casas

Bartolomé de
[bahr-taw-law-me th e] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔˈmɛ ðɛ/ (Show IPA), 1474–1566, Spanish Dominican missionary and historian in the Americas.
Historical Examples

Las Casas’ manner of living as a bishop was no different from that which he had practiced as a simple monk.
Las Casas Alice J. Knight

Ovando was a good governor, Las Casas says, “but not for Indians.”
Las Casas Alice J. Knight

Las Casas now undertook to answer Sepulveda’s arguments and defend the freedom of his Indians.
Las Casas Alice J. Knight

Las Casas was partly in sympathy with the Dominicans, but he thought they went too far.
Las Casas Alice J. Knight

He found palms “of another sort,” says Las Casas, “from those of Guinea, and from ours.”
The Life of Christopher Columbus from his own Letters and Journals Edward Everett Hale

They discovered, also, another way to prevent Las Casas from going on.
Las Casas Alice J. Knight

Las Casas then quotes the account of the natives given by Americo Vespucci, respecting which he makes the following comments.
The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci Amerigo Vespucci

This was a great perplexity to Las Casas and the good monks.
Las Casas Alice J. Knight

No one will doubt that battles can be fought poetically who reads Plutarch or Las Casas.
The Last Harvest John Burroughs

Las Casas at once agreed to go and see what he could do, and set off alone into the mountains.
Las Casas Alice J. Knight


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