Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Luís Fróis
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In his early teens, Luís Fróis found employment in the Royal Secretariat of Portugal, thus launching a career in writing that eventually produced many valuable materials about the work of the Jesuits in India, Africa and the Far East in the 16th century.

Luís joined the Society of Jesus in Lisbon in 1548 at the age of 16. One month later, he set out by ship for Goa, India. He arrived there on 9 October 1548, mad…

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Nickel, Gordon, “Luís Fróis”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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