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 Legatio magni Indorum imperatoris Presbyteri Ioannis ad Emanuelem Lusitaniae regem, anno Domini M.D. XIII
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Legatio magni Indorum imperatoris Presbyteri Ioannis

'The embassy of the Great emperor of the Indians, Prester John, to Manuel, king of Portugal, in the year 1513 AD'

Damião de Góis

Date: 1532

Original Language: Latin

Description

Legatio magni Indorum imperatoris Presbyteri Ioannis is a Latin opuscule on Christian Ethiopia. It appears that it was published without Góis’s permission in 1532 (for a ghost edition from 1531, see Blackburn, ‘John More’s The Christian empire of Prester John’, pp. 37-38;…

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Martinez, Andreu, “ Legatio magni Indorum imperatoris Presbyteri Ioannis ad Emanuelem Lusitaniae regem, anno Domini M.D. XIII”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26487>
First published online: 2015



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