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 Letters written during the first mission to Akbar's court
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Letters written during the first mission to Akbar's court

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Rodolfo Acquaviva

Date: 1580-3

Original Language: Portuguese

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The letters written by Rodolfo Acquaviva from the court of the Mughal Emperor Akbar in Fatehpur Sikri, in the years 1580 to 1583, record the experiences of three Jesuits among Muslims at the heart of Mughal rule. Just before setting out on the journey from Goa to Fatehpur Sikri, Rodolfo wrote …

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Nickel, Gordon, “ Letters written during the first mission to Akbar's court”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26045>
First published online: 2015



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