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Alvares, Francisco

Overview
Works: 116 works in 315 publications in 8 languages and 1,384 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: DT376, 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 ambassy to Ethiopia in 1520 by Francisco Alvares( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

26 editions published between 1881 and 2016 in English and held by 129 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 The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India.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
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 Álvares( Book )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 97 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
Verdadeira informação das terras do preste João das Indias by Francisco Alvares( Book )

17 editions published between 1883 and 1989 in Portuguese and German and held by 95 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 )

19 editions published between 1576 and 1581 in German and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdadeira informação das terras do preste João das Indias, pelo padre Francisco Alvares by Francisco Alvares( Book )

3 editions published in 1889 in Portuguese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ho Preste Joam das Indias : verdadera informaçam das terras do Preste Joam by Francisco Alvares( )

9 editions published in 1540 in Portuguese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echiopia ōkokushi by Francisco Alvares( Book )

11 editions published between 1540 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvares' report on a Portuguese mission to Ethiopia, 1520-1527
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( )

3 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 8 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

Historiale description de l'Éthiopie : contenant vraye relation des terres & païs du grand Roy & Empereur Prête-Ian by Francisco Alvares( Book )

6 editions published in 1558 in French and Spanish and held by 8 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

 
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The Prester John of the Indies : a true relation of the lands of the Prester John; being the narrative of the Portuguese ambassy to Ethiopia in 1520
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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

Alvarez, François, 1490?-1540

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