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Ambrosius Zeebout
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Little can be said with certainty about Ambrosius Zeebout, the author of Tvoyage van Mher Joos van Ghistele, who was active in the late 15th and early 16th century. An analysis of the sources of Tvoyage by R.J. Gaspard suggests that Zeebout may have been a Carmelite friar who lived and worked in the Carmelite monastery at Ghent, the Flemish city where Joos van Ghistele (d. 1516), the main character in Tvoyage, lived in the years during whi…

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van den Boogert, Maurits, “Ambrosius Zeebout”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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