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84 Or again, as Epictetus wrote in another passage that Ricci translated, "Never
say about anything, 'I have lost it' but only 'I have given it back.' Is your child dead
? It has been given back. Is your wife dead? She has been given back."85 In all ...
Jonathan D. Spence. given in Ricci's letters, edited by Tacchi Venturi under the
title Opere Storkhe, vol. 2 (hereafter cited as OS); see p. 226, letter of Oct. 13,
1596, to General Claudio Acquaviva. In this letter Ricci refers to "I'anno pas- sato"
An early seventeenth-century account of the Goa-China trade is given by Pyrard,
Voyage, 2/174-77. 33. Iwao, "Japanese Trade," p. 2. For a contemporary Chinese
merchant's account of the Southeast China trade and foreign participation ...
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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
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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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