Renaissance European scholar, famous Spanish educator, historian,
translator, theologian and poet.
In 1492, Antonio published the first Castilian grammar "Castilian
(Formerly: Antonii Nebrissensis Grammar)
The book has 68 pages. This is the first work devoted to studying
Spanish for freshmen and its rules.
In 1479, Fernando II inherited the throne of Aragon, and together with
Queen Isabella I of Castile became the twin kings of Catholicism.
Nebrija once wrote the famous saying "Language used to accompany the
empire forever", expressing his boundless expectation for the
unification of the Spanish empire by the two Catholic kings in 1479.
In January 1492, Spain captured the Alhambra in Granada, marking the end
of the movement to recover lost land and the birth of the Spanish
Empire. In the same year, Nefriha, who was in charge of history
compilation, dedicated his "Grammar of Castilian Language" to Queen
From then on, this book became known to the world and had a profound
impact on the later development of Spanish.
This Spanish grammar book is the first foreign language or neo-Latin
grammar book. It is 24 years earlier than Italian (1516), 37 years
earlier than Italian (1529), and earlier than Portuguese (1536) 44
years, 58 years earlier than French.
The indissoluble bond between the author and Salamanca
Antonio’s parents were both Catholic Jews. Since the age of 15, his
parents sent him to the University of Salamanca to study the humanities.
At that time, he had already performed well in intelligence and
literature. After years of advanced studies, he returned to him. His
alma mater, the University of Salamanca, served as a professor of
rhetoric and grammar, where he devoted himself to research and completed
the compilation of the first Spanish grammar book. At the same time, he
also created another first in Salamanca. In 1492, he established the
first printing factory in Salamanca. He was the first Western writer to
claim copyright. It is worth mentioning that Spain The language and
grammar books were printed in this printing factory and spread all over