San Pedro, Diego de
San Pedro, Diego de dyā´gō ᵺā sän pā´ᵺrō [key], fl. 1450, Spanish writer. He is best known for two sentimental novels that influenced the later development of the Spanish novel. They are Tratado de amores de Arnalte y Lucena [treatise on the loves of Arnalte and Lucena] (1491) and Cárcel de amor [prison of love] (1492).
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