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Eleven days after one of the Peking Jesuits at last reached him, in March 1607,
with money to escort him back to the capital, Gois died.111 Now the faithful Isaac
was on his way back to India, Ricci wrote to his close friend Girolamo Costa in ...
Since Petris had entered the Roman college at an unusually young age, the two
may have known each other before Ricci left Rome in 1577; Ricci wrote later that
Petris "was unable to hide from anyone the deep devotion he felt for the ...
men in Jining city, Shandong province, in the spring of 1600, must have been an
emotional and loving occasion. Ricci wrote that Li Zhi and his friends "treated him
with such real tenderness [amorevolezza] all through the day, that it seemed to ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing
An interesting book which is something more than an ordinary biography. Matteo Ricci is an interesting character, and the Palace of Memory is a framework and a link between topics, but there is also ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SimonDagut - LibraryThing
Interesting life, but overelaborate structure causes some confusion and boredom. Also, I think assumes too much tacit knowledge of China and Chinese. Possibly also of early modern Europe and its expansion. Read full review
THE APOSTLE IN THE WAVES
THE ROAD TO EMMAUS
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