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.
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