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 Itinerário e outros escritos ineditos
(821 words)

‘The Itinerary of Jerónimo Lobo’

Jerónimo Lobo

Date: Around1668

Original Language: Portuguese


The Itinerário is a composite text, belonging both to the genre of missionary literature and to that of adventurous travelogues. It contains an ample description of Lobo’s own experiences during his work as a missionary in Ethiopia, as well as recounting his travels around the Red Sea and the Swahili coast once the Ethiopian project had been completed.

The Itinerário may have been written…

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Martínez, Andreu, “ Itinerário e outros escritos ineditos”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>

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