Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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 Determinação de letrados
(469 words)

'Conclusions of the men of learning'

‘Conclusions of the men of learning’

Date: 1569

Original Language: Portuguese


In January 1569, a committee of the Mesa da Consciencia e Ordens (‘Board of Conscience and Orders’), comprising six scholars, met in Almeirim, Portugal, to come to a decision about an appropriate response to the murder of the Jesuit missionary Gonçalo da Silveira, who had been killed on the orders of the king of Monomotapa (in p…

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Chesworth, John, “ Determinação de letrados”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 12 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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