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The other exile : the remarkable story of Fernão Lopes, the island of St. Helena and a paradise lost

Author: Abdul Rahman Azzam, Dr.
Publisher: London : Icon Books Ltd, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 16th century, Fernâo Lopes sailed to conquer India for the Portuguese Crown. Once there, he would defect to the Muslim side and fight against his own countrymen. Captured by the Portuguese and tortured as an act of revenge, he was eventually returned to Lisbon, but jumped ship en route, marooning himself on the uninhabited island of Saint Helena for almost 30 years. The story of Lopes's life is a fascinating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Fernão Lopes de Castanheda; Fernão Lopes de Castanheda
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abdul Rahman Azzam, Dr.
ISBN: 9781785781834 1785781839
OCLC Number: 988006830
Description: xii, 339 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Responsibility: A.R. Azzam.

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