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Christóbal de Castillejo (1490?–1556)

Castillejo, Christóval de (käs-tēl-yā’hō). The last representative of the ancient Spanish poetry (1490?–1556); born at Ciudad Rodrigo. He opposed the introduction of Italian styles into the poetry of Spain, and justified his opposition by demonstrating in his own work the competence of the traditional styles of Spain for the expression of all moods and all sentiments, His satiric vein, especially in the ‘Dialogue on the Condition of Women’ and the ‘Sermon on Loves,’ offended both clergy and laity.