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Alvares, Francisco

Overview
Works: 92 works in 239 publications in 10 languages and 1,091 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Translator, Other
Classifications: G161, 916.3
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Most widely held works by Francisco Alvares
The Prester John of the Indies; a true relation of the lands of the Prester John, being the narrative of the Portuguese embassy to Ethiopia in 1520 by Francisco Alvares( Book )

36 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The translation of Lord Stanley of Alderley (1881; First Series 64), revised and edited with additional material by C.F. Beckingham and G.W.B. Huntingford. Follows on from Second Series 114, with which the main pagination is continuous. Chapters 89-142 of Alvares, with the narrative of the return to Portugal, a translation of a seventeenth-century Ethiopian description of Aksum, and accounts of the rock-cut churches at Lalibala and certain other matters
La historia d'Ethiopia di Francesco Alvarez by Francisco Alvares( Book )

55 editions published between 1540 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prester John of the Indies : a true relation of the lands of the Prester John, being the narrative of the Portuguese embassy to Ethiopia in 1520
Verdadeira informação das terras do preste João das Indias by Francisco Alvares( Book )

3 editions published between 1588 and 1943 in Portuguese and Spanish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of the Portuguese embassy to Abyssinia during the years 1520-1527 by Francisco Alvares( Book )

12 editions published between 1881 and 2010 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. This volume contains an English translation of a description of Ethiopia written by Francisco Alvarez (c.1465-c.1540) during the six years he spent as a missionary with the Portuguese embassy to the Emperor of Ethiopia. Alverez describes Orthodox Christian monasteries and churches, compares the Orthodox and Catholic rites, and provides the first known descriptions of the ancient city of Axum in this, the earliest surviving Western description of Ethiopia, first published in English in 1881
Verdadeira informação das terras do preste João das Indias, pelo padre Francisco Alvares by Francisco Alvares( Book )

6 editions published in 1889 in Portuguese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdadeira informação sobre a terra do Preste João das Indias by Francisco Alvares( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in Portuguese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Chronicen, Das ist: Warhaffte eigentliche vnd kurtze Beschreibung, vieler namhaffter, vnd zum theil biß daher vnbekannter Landtschafften by Francisco Alvares( Book )

1 edition published in 1576 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prester John of the indies by Francisco Alvares( Book )

2 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia de las cosas de Etiopia ... Agora nueuamente traduzido de Portugues en Castellano, por ... Thomas de Padilla by Francisco Alvares( Book )

5 editions published between 1557 and 1588 in English and Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legatio David Aethiopiae regis by Ethiopia( Book )

1 edition published in 1533 in Latin and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Viaggio fatto nella Ethiopia.-Obedienza data a Papa Clemente Settimo in nome del Prete Gianni.] by Francisco Alvares( Book )

4 editions published between 1550 and 1606 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prester John of the Indies; A True Relation of the Lands of the Prester John, Being the Narrative of the Portuguese Embassy to Ethiopia in 1520. the Translation of Lord Stanley of Alderley (1881) Rev. and by Francisco Alvares( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The translation of Lord Stanley of Alderley (1881; First Series 64), revised and edited with additional material by C.F. Beckingham and G.W.B. Huntingford. The first 88 chapters, representing the mission of Dom Rodrigo de Lima, from his landing at Massawa on the west coast of the Red Sea in April 1520 to his re-embarking there six years later, the first European embassy known to have reached the Ethiopian court and returned in safety. Continued in the following volume (Second Series 115), with which the main pagination is continuous. _x000B__x000B_This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1961
Historiale description de l'Ethiopie : contenant vraye relation des terres et païs du grand Roy ... by Francisco Alvares( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethiopia Portugezoth indaiwat (rom.) by Francisco Alvares( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in Amharic and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mapa de España y Portugal by Martin Ferreiro( )

3 editions published in 1865 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Narrative of the Portuguese embassy to Abyssinia during the years 1520-1527
Alternative Names
Álvares Francisco

Alvares, Francisco 1465-1540

Álvares, Francisco 1490?-1540

Alvares, Franciscus 1465-1540

Alvarez, Francesco

Alvarez, Francesco 1465-1540

Álvarez, Francisco

Alvarez, Francisco 1465-1540

Álvarez, Francisco 1490?-1540

Álvarez, Francisco asi 1490-asi 1540

Álvarez, Francisco ca.1490-1540

Alvarez, Francisco -ca1542

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Narrative of the Portuguese embassy to Abyssinia during the years 1520-1527