Pereira, Bento (2)
Pereira, Bento (2), a Portuguese Jesuit, was born in 1605 at Borba, in Alemtejo. He taught belleslettres at Evora, and published several works of poetry, of morals, and of theology. He died in 1681. We quote of his works, Prosodia (Evora, 1634, fol.), in Latin, Spanish, and Portuguese, several editions: Thesaurus linguae Lusitanae (ibid. 1643, fol.): — Promptuarium theologicum (ibid. 1671-1676, 2 vols. fol.). See Possevin, Apparatus sacer; Sotwel, De Script. Soc. Jesu; Antonio, Bibl. Hispana Nova.