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Jesuits and Muslims in 17th-century China
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This entry deals with works by five authors who wrote in 17th-century China: Wu Mingxuan (Uming-huen), Antonio de Gouvea (He Dahua), Andrea-Giovanni Lubelli (Lu Tairan/Lu Ande), François de Rougemont (Lu Riman) and Ding Peng.

Wu Mingxuan (17th century; precise dates unknown) was a Chinese Muslim astronomer whose family had served on the Muslim Astronomical Board and in other positions since the Yuan dyn…

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Morris, James Harry, “Jesuits and Muslims in 17th-century China”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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