Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Pedro de Arboleda
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Not much is known about the Jesuit missionary Pedro de Arboleda. He was born in Spain, and it is known that he departed from Lisbon aboard the Castelo on 20 April 1560 for India, arriving in Cochin on 19 November 1560. News about him focuses on the period 1560-62, and comes from his own annual report letters and those of the Jesuits Luís Fróis, Belchior Dias, Francisco Lopes and Manuel Álvares, a…

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de Deus Manso, Maria, “Pedro de Arboleda”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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