Author:Alessandro Valignano

Alessandro Valignano
Neapolitan Jesuit missionary who helped supervise the introduction of Catholicism to the Far East, and especially to Japan
Alessandro Valignano


  • 1584, "Historia del Principo y Progresso de la Compania de Jesus en las Indias Orientales (1542-64)"
  • 1603, "De rebus in Japoniae regno, post mortem Taicosamae, japonici monarchae, gestis epistolae duae ad r. p. Claudium Aquavivam Societatis praepositum generalem : X. octobr. ann. M.D.XCIX. et XXV. februa. ann. M.DCI. datae". (online)


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