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 Epistola S. Francisci Xavier sociis Romae degentibus, Goa 20 Septembris 1542
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'Letter of S. Francis Xavier, to his companions living in Rome, Goa 20 September, 1542'

Francis Xavier

Date: 1542

Original Language: Spanish

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This is a small part of a much longer letter that Francis wrote from Goa to his companions in Rome, dated 20 September 1542. It tells of an encounter that took place between Francis and some Muslims in the town of Malindi in East Africa, where he had stopped off on his journey east. The Spanish original occupies ten pages in the Monument…

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Mkenda, Festo, “ Epistola S. Francisci Xavier sociis Romae degentibus, Goa 20 Septembris 1542”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26472>
First published online: 2015



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