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 Suma oriental que trata do Mar Roxo até aos Chins
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‘The Suma oriental, from the Red Sea to China’

Tomé Pires

Date: 1512-15

Original Language: Portuguese

Description

The Suma oriental as it exists in the MS Paris is an imperfectly copied and poorly bound version from about 1611. The work appears to have been written as a report to King Manuel of Portugal, though according to Cortesão, its translator and editor, it may have appeared in shorter versions. The English translati…

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Nicholls, Ruth J., “ Suma oriental que trata do Mar Roxo até aos Chins”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26470>
First published online: 2015



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