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Portrait length color image of Bartolomeo de las Casas, by George Stuart.
Text: Signature image of Bartolomeo de las Casas, by George Stuart.

Inspired the “Black Legend”

Horrified by his participation in the atrocities committed by the Spanish occupation of Central America and the Caribbean, he joined the Dominican Order and devoted his life to trying to repair the damage. His History of the Indies has made him a “saint” to the indigenous populations.

Full length color image of Bartolomeo de las Casas, by George Stuart.

Left close up color image of Bartolomeo de las Casas, by George Stuart.

Right closup color image of Bartolomeo de las Casas, by George Stuart.

Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart.
Courtesy George S. Stuart.

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