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 Carta do Emperador de Ethiopia pera sua Santidade de 26 de junho do anno de 1604
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‘Letter from the Emperor of Ethiopia to his Holiness, of 26 June 1604’

Zä Dəngəl, Emperor of Ethiopia

Date: 1604

Original Language: Portuguese

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According to Pedro Páez, although Zä Dəngəl was inclined to accept Catholicism, he preferred to keep this secret. The emperor was interested in marrying his son to the daughter of King Philip III of Spain (and Portugal) in order to consolidate the union between the two kingdoms. On 26 June 1604, …

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Cohen, Leonardo, “ Carta do Emperador de Ethiopia pera sua Santidade de 26 de junho do anno de 1604”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26746>



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