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 Cartas do Padre Jesuita Luís Froís
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Cartas do Padre Jesuita Luís Froís

‘Letters of the Jesuit Father Luís Froís’Three letters of Father Luís Froís concerning the mission of Dom Gonçalo to Monomotapa

Luís Fróis

Date: 1 December 1560-15 December 1561

Original Language: Portuguese


These three letters report the mission of Dom Gonçalo da Silveira to the kingdom of Monomotapa in south-eastern Africa in the 16th century, which became well known in Portugal and throughout Europe (for an accou…

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Nickel, Gordon, “ Cartas do Padre Jesuita Luís Froís”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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