- Andrés, Juan
- Andrés, Juan• Littérateur and historian (1740-1817)
Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.
- Andres, Juan† Catholic_Encyclopedia ► Juan AndresA Spanish canonist, born at Xativa, or San Felipe, in Valencia. Of Moorish extraction, he became a Christian in 1587 and entered the priesthood. On the fall of Granada Ferdinand the Catholic invited him to labour in that city for the conversion of the Moors. He wrote a translation in Spanish of the Koran and a work entitled "Confusion de la secta mahometana" (Seville, 1537). It is a work frequently quoted against Mohammedanism. The English version is by Joshua Notstock (London, 1652). According to Fuster, Andres was also author of a rare work entitled "Prática de Arithmética" (Valencia, 1515; Seville, 1537).ANTONIO, Biblioth. Hispana, II, 325; XIMENO, Escritores del regno de Valencia, I, 75.THOMAS WALSHTranscribed by John Orr
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. Nihil Obstat. 1910.