Emmanuel Avuares Date of Birth: Unknown (second half of the 16th century) Place of Birth: Portugal Date of Death: 1616 or 1617 Place of Death: Sierra Leone
Little is known about Manuel Álvares before his arrival in Guinea in 1607. Paul Hair, basing his information on Sommervogel, states that Álvares was born in 1573 in Alter de Chão and entered the Jesuit novitiate in 1590 (Hair, Interim translation, introduction). Tiego Mota, however,…
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Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas.
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