The Jesuits in Ethiopia (1609-1641): Latin Letters in Translation

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The Jesuits in Ethiopia (1609-1641): Latin Letters in Translation - Cohen, Leonardo, Dr. (Preface by), and Belcher, Wendy Laura (Editor), and Grek, Leon (Translated by)
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This volume constitutes the first English translation of Latin letters relating to the Jesuit mission in Ethiopia. It covers a period beginning shortly after the accession of Emperor Susenyos, who would convert to Catholicism in 1612 and declare Roman Catholicism the religion of Ethiopia in 1621, to the ejection of the Jesuits by Susenyos's son Fasiladas in 1633 and the suppression of the mission over the course of the following decade. The letters document a fascinating encounter between Western and African Christianities ...

The Jesuits in Ethiopia (1609-1641): Latin Letters in Translation 2017, Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden

ISBN-13: 9783447108799

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