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Christian Kruik van Adrichem

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(Christianus Crucius Adrichomius).

Catholic priest and theological writer, b. at Delft, 13 February, 1533; d. at Cologne, 20 June, 1585. He was ordained in 1566, and was Director of the Convent of St. Barbara in Delft till expelled by the storm of the Reformation. His works are: Vita Jesu Christi (Antwerp, 1578); Theatrum Terrae Sanctae et Biblicarum Historiarum (Cologne, 1590). This last work gives a description of Palestine, of the antiquities of Jerusalem, and a chronology from Adam till the death of John the Apostle, A.D. 109.



VAN HEUSSEN and VAN RIJN, Kerkelijke historic en Outheden der 10 vereen. provinc., III, 713; Beschryving der Stadt Delft, 1729, 704 sqq.; THIJM in Kirchenlex.

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APA citation. Maas, A. (1907). Christian Kruik van Adrichem. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.

MLA citation. Maas, Anthony. "Christian Kruik van Adrichem." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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