Teresa of Avila, Spanish Saint and Mystic

by Peter Paul Rubens

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada
  • Known as: Teresa of Avila
  • Birth: March 28, 1515, Gotarrendura, Spain
  • Death: October 4, 1582, Alba de Tormes, Spain
  • Language: Spanish
  • Who she was: Spanish saint and mystic who wrote her Autobiography; El Camino de Perfeccion (The Way of Perfection); El Castillo Interior (The Interior Castle)

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