‘Hopes for Portugal, the Fifth Empire of the world’
Date: 1656 Original Language: Portuguese
The letter Esperanças de Portugal, Quinto Império do mundo. Primeira e segunda vida del-Rei D. João o quarto escritas por Gonçaleanes Bandarra was written while Vieira was travelling up the Amazon to join his fellow Jesuit André Fernandes (1607-60). He wrote it after he learnt about the death of King João IV in 1656, in order to offer a message…
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“ Esperanças de Portugal, Quinto Império do mundo”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 23 April 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_29286>