Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Gaspar Correia
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Gaspar Correia may have been born in 1492. By 1506 he may have been a member of King Manuel’s court.

On 12 March 1512, he sailed to India and arrived at Goa on 15 August. Between 1512 and 1513, he worked as Afonso de Albuquerque’s secretary, accompanying him on the reconquest of Hormuz in September 1514, and witnessing his death on the return journey to Goa. In 1521, he followed Pêro Lopes…

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Avelar, Ana Paula, “Gaspar Correia”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 01 June 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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