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 Ho Preste Joam das Indias
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Ho Preste Joam das Indias

‘Prester John of the Indies’

Francisco Álvares

Date: 1531 (published in 1540)

Original Language: Portuguese


Ho Preste Joam das Indias (in full, Ho Preste Joam das Indias. Verdadera informaçam das terras do Preste Joam, segundo vio & escreueo ho padre Francisco Aluarez capellã del Rey nosso senhor) is a travelogue written by the Portuguese chaplain Francisco Álvares. The book was first published in Lisbon in…

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Martinez, Andreu, “ Ho Preste Joam das Indias”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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