Otto van Zyll

Also known as

  • Zylitjs


Humanist. Upon the advice of Jansenius he entered the Society of Jesus in 1606, and became director of the colleges of Bois-le-Duc, Ghent, and Brussels successively. He wrote Latin poems and translated lives of the saints from Greek. Many conversions have been attributed to him.



MLA Citation

  • “Otto van Zyll”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 November 2018. Web. 28 February 2021. <>