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Olinda

(o͝olēn`də), city (1991 pop. 341,394), Pernambuco state, E Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean. Founded in 1537, it was captured by the Dutch in the 1630s and burned to the ground. The rebuilt city served as a provincial capital until 1827. Olinda has a small crafts industry. Its reputation as a center of learning dates from 1796, when a Jesuit seminary was founded there.

Olinda

 

a city in northeastern Brazil, in the state of Pernam-buco. Population, 196,500 (1970, including suburbs). The city has a railroad station. Its enterprises include factories for textiles and leather footwear and for the preparation of food products. Founded in the 1530’s, Olinda has architectural monuments dating from the 16th and 17th centuries.

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La trama se propone investigar las causas que habrian llevado a la misteriosa conservacion de la unica casa (vecina a la iglesia de la Misericordia) que escapo ilesa del incendio, atizado por los holandeses, que destruyo la villa de Olinda el 24 de noviembre de 1631; una desgracia prevista con anticipacion de varios anos por los miembros del clero poseidos por el demonio, con ocasion en que involucraban la practica del exorcismo y, trece anos antes, durante la celebracion de la misa de instalacion del Tribunal del Santo Oficio en la entonces villa de Olinda.
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