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 Relaçam do Equebar Rei dos Mogores
(506 words)

‘Account of Akbar King of the Mogores’

Antonio Monserrate

Date: 26 November 1582

Original Language: Portuguese


Having been given the task of recording the history of the first Jesuit mission to the court of Akbar, Monserrate wrote a daily chronicle in Portuguese, setting down his observations in detail. Upon his return to Goa, he was encouraged by his fellow priests to write out his history in full. After some delay, this task was completed in Latin as Mongolicae legationis commentarius. Ho…

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Guenther, Alan, “ Relaçam do Equebar Rei dos Mogores”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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