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 História da Etiópia
(2,005 words)

‘History of Ethiopia’

Pedro Páez

Date: 1621

Original Language: Portuguese


Pedro Páez composed História da Etiópia in the early 17th century. In 1615, he began gathering the material for this work, which started as an attempt to refute the treatise – riddled with errors and fanciful elements – that the Dominican Luis de Urreta had produced some years earlier. Páez’s endeavour became a pioneering work in Ethiopian historiography and e…

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Cohen, Leonardo, “ História da Etiópia”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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