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 Cartas de Afonso de Albuquerque
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Cartas de Afonso de Albuquerque

‘Letters of Afonso de Albuquerque’

Afonso de Albuquerque

Date: 1507-15

Original Language: Portuguese


This collection of letters comes from the period in which Afonso de Albuquerque was captain general of the Portuguese fleet in the Arabian Sea and later governor of the Portuguese State in India. The earliest is dated 6 February 1507 and the last 6 December 1515, only ten days before Albuquerque died.…

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Pelúcia, Alexandra, “ Cartas de Afonso de Albuquerque”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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