Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Christian Kruik van Adrichem

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Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1
Christian Kruik van Adrichem by Anthony John Maas

Adrichem, Christian Kruik van (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 Terræ Sanctæ 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 historie en Outheden der 10 vereen. provinc., III, 713; Beschryving der Stadt Delft, 1729, 704 sqq.; Thum in Kirchenlex.