The Jesuit Patriarchate to the Preste: Between Religious Reform, Political Expansion and Colonial Adventure

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Martínez D'Alòs-Moner, Andreu;

In this paper I analyse the reasons that lead Portugual to send a Jesuit Patriarch to Ethiopia. Such a mission represented a radical break from the tolerant attitude the Lusitans had been showing vis à vis this African Church; the embassies that for decades flowed betwe... View more