Fernando Mendes Pinto


Portuguese explorer who wrote a book about his exploits in Ethiopia, the Arabian Sea, and Asia. Former Jesuit and friend of St. Francis Xavier.

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Book Links
European Explorers in China  in  The Story of China  by  R. Van Bergen
Coming of Christianity  in  Japan: Peeps at History  by  John Finnemore
Progress of Christianity in Japan  in  Historical Tales: Japanese and Chinese  by  Charles Morris