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 Relation de mon voyage d'Éthiopie, 1698-1701
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Relation abrégée du voyage que M. Charles Jacques Poncet, médecin françois, fit en Éthiopie en 1698, 1699 et 1700

‘A journey to Ethiopia, made in the years 1698, 1699, and 1700’

Charles-Jacques Poncet

Date: 1704

Original Language: French


The origins of the Voyage d’Ethiopie can be traced back to Poncet’s visit to Versailles. In early 1702, the Count of Pontchartrain, minister to Louis XIV, is reported to have encouraged Poncet to write a report of his jour…

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Martínez, Andreu, “ Relation de mon voyage d'Éthiopie, 1698-1701”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 July 2020 <>

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