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The Prester John of the Indies

Francisco ГЃlvares

The Prester John of the Indies

a true relation of the lands of the Prester John, being the narrative of the Portuguese embassy to Ethiopia in 1520.

by Francisco ГЃlvares

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Published by Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prester John (Legendary character),
  • Ethiopia -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: v.2, p. 587-593

    StatementThe translation of Lord Stanley of Alderley (1881) rev. and edited with additional material by G.F. Beckingham and G.W.B. Huntingford
    SeriesHakluyt Society. Works, 2d ser -- no. 114-115, Works issued by the Hakluyt Society -- 2nd ser., no. 114-115
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (xvi, 617p.)
    Number of Pages617
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22796551M
    LC Control Number61004365

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The Prester John of the Indies. DOI link for The Prester John of the Indies. The Prester John of the Indies book. A True Relation of the Lands of the Prester John, being the narrative of the Portuguese Embassy to Ethiopia inwritten by Father Francisco Alvares. Volumes : C.F. Beckingham.

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This is an account of the Portuguese mission which landed at Massawa on the west coast of the Red Sea in April and re-embarked 6 years. The Prester John of the Indies Book Description. This is an account of the Portuguese mission which landed at Massawa on the west coast of the Red Sea in April and re-embarked 6 years later.

It was the first European embassy known to have reached the The Prester John of the Indies book court and returned safely from it. It was a small group of fourteen, among. The Prester John of the Indies by G.

Huntingford,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Prester John. According to medieval legend, Prester John was a Christian king who ruled over an Asian land. The story of Prester John started around the time of the Crusades, the military campaigns undertaken by European Christians to retake the Holy Land from the Muslims.

A report written in called Prester John a mighty priest and king, who defeated the Persian Muslims and planned to. In response to an embassy from Prester John, Pope Alexander III sent a reply in to John, “the illustrious and magnificent king of the Indies and a beloved son of Christ.” The fate of this letter is unknown, though its intent probably was to gain support for Alexander in.

The Prester John of the Indies by N.A Book Resume: Download or read The Prester John of the Indies book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). There he remained six years, returning to Lisbon in having written a report entitled Verdadeira Informação das Terras do Preste João das Indias ("A True Relation of the Lands of Prester John of the Indies").

embassy to Ethiopia. Francisco Álvares was a. THE PRESTER JOHN OF THE INDIES: A TRUE RELATION OF THE LANDS OF THE PRESTER JOHN, BEING THE NARRATIVE OF THE PORTUGUESE EMBASSY TO ETHIOPIA IN VOL. Alvares, Father Francisco (trans Lord Stanley of Alderley, revised and edit C.

PRESTER JOHN AND EUROPE’S DISCOVERY OF EAST ASIA I. DE RACHEWILTZ AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY PRESS CANBERRA This book was published by ANU Press between – This republication is part of the digitisation project being carried.

The Prester John of the Indies: A True Relation of the Lands of the Prester John, being the narrative of the Portuguese Embassy to Ethiopia inwritten by Father Francisco Alvares. Volumes I-II (Hakluyt Society, Second Ser.: Vol.

)Pages:   Prester John (known also as Presbyter John or John the Elder) was a legendary figure in Europe during the Medieval and Early Modern periods. Europeans living at that time believed that Prester John was a wealthy and powerful Christian monarch who ruled over a kingdom somewhere in the East, beyond the borders of Medieval Christendom.

The Portuguese continued to call the Negus of Abysinnia by the name of Prester John, and the rest of the world has followed suit.

The name, however, became no more than a convenient title for a minor king. The legend of Prester John, like many other legends of the Middle Ages, fell before the relentless advance of modern geographical knowledge.

The Legend of Prester John. Throughout the Middle Ages, the legend of Prester John sparked geographic exploration across Asia and letter first surfaced in Europe as early as the s, claiming to be from Prester (a corrupted form of the word Presbyter or Priest) John.

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MLA Citation. Alvares, Francisco. and Beckingham, C. F. and Huntingford, G. W. B.prester john of indies, vol. 2: a true relation of lands of prester john, being narrative of portuguese embassy to ethiopia in (classic reprint) by francisco alvares - hardcover **brand new**.Seller Rating: % positive.Prester John of the Indies.

Cambridge [Eng.] Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Prester John, (Legendary character); Prester John, (Legendary character); Jean, (roi) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.