Garcia da Orta Date of Birth: About 1501 Place of Birth: Castelo de Vide, Portugal Date of Death: 1568 Place of Death: Goa, India
Garcia da Orta was born into a Converso family of Jewish origins around the beginning of the 16th century in the south of Portugal near the Spanish border. He attended the universities of Salamanca and Alcalá de Henares and returned to Portugal sometime around 1523, where he practis…
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“Garcia de Orta, Garcia d'Orta”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas.
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