Sepulveda, Juan Ginez De
Sepulveda, Juan Ginez De a Spanish writer, was born at. Cordova in 1491 (or 1490). He assisted cardinal Cajetan at Naples in the revision of the Greek Testament. In 1529 he went to Rome, and in 1536 was appointed chaplain and historiographer to Charles V. He is memorable for writing a Vindication of the Cruelties of the Spaniards against the Indians. Charles V suppressed the publication of the work in his dominions, but it was published in Rome. He died at Salamanca in 1572. He was the author of various works besides the one mentioned, in particular of some Latin Letters: A Translation finom Aristotle, with Notes: — A Life of Charles V and Philip. II, printed together at Madrid (1780, 4 vols. 4to).