Silva, Antonio Jose da

(1705-39)
   Portuguese playwright. He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and was of Converso origin. He moved to Lisbon, and studied at the University of Coimbra. While he was a student he wrote a satire, which led to his arrest; he was charged with Judaizing, but was later released. He became an important Portuguese dramatist. He was arrested by the Inquisition in 1737 and killed two years later.

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