Tractatus Tres Historico-geographici (1634): A Seventeenth Century Historical and Geographical Account of Tigray, Ethiopia

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Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, 1996 - 218 pages
 

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Concerning the Size of the Kingdom of Tygre its Income and its Administration
1
Concerning Summer Winter the Character of the Air and the Goodness of the Waters
9
Concerning the Fruitfulness of Crops the Abundance of Meat and Other Matters
15
Concerning Gold and Silver Mines and Other Valuable Things to be Found in this Kingdom
21
Concerning Salt Horses Mules and Other Pack Animals to be Found there
26
Concerning the Seaports this Kingdom Possesses especially Massua
30
Concerning the Goods which Reach this Port and the Advantages it Offers
34
Concerning the Justification for the Portuguese To Take Tygre
39
The Same Subject of Herbs is Continued
110
Concerning the Wild Animals in This Kingdom
113
Concerning the Birds of the Sky
116
The Church of Acgum
118
The Subject of Accum is Continued
123
Concerning the Monastery of Abba Garima
126
The History of the Abba Garima Monastery is Related
129
Concerning the Monastery of Alleluia
132

Responding to the Claim of the Kingdom and State of India that its Needs and Plight Prevent it from Embarking upon New Undertakings
42
How Ethiopia can Help by Providing People for Massua
45
Other Undertakings are Considered
49
The Way Justice is Administered in this Kingdom
52
More on the Same Subject
55
Concerning Mens Clothing
59
Concerning Womens Clothing and Apparel
63
Concerning Offensive Weapons
66
Concerning their Defensive Weapons and Instruments of War
69
Concerning their Banquets and Delicacies
73
Concerning the Religious Holidays Observed in this Land
77
Concerning their Fastings
81
Concerning their Marriage Customs
84
Their Burial Customs
87
Concerning Various Other Customs of this Kingdom
90
The Same Subject is Continued
93
Concerning the Fruit Trees Found in this Kingdom
96
How Wine can be Made from Raisins
99
Concerning the Infructuose Trees that are Found in this Kingdom
102
The Subject of Infructuose Trees is Continued
104
On Herbs and Flowers
108
Continuing and Finishing the Subject of the Monastery of Alleluia
134
Concerning the Friars who Live in These and Other Monasteries
139
Concerning the Clergy of this Kingdom
142
Concerning Various Matters related to Monks and Priests
144
Other Renowned Churches in This Kingdom
148
Continuing and Completing the Subject of Churches
152
Concerning Some of the Best Known Mountain Ranges in this Kingdom
155
Concerning the Ambds of Damo Afogol and Others
159
Concerning what Happened to Dom Christovao da Gama near this Ambd
161
Concerning Certain Errors of the Faith in Ethiopia
165
Continuing and Concluding the Same Subject of Errors of the Faith J
170
The Reason Why the Author Wrote an Apology in Defence of the Errors Committed in Ethiopia
174
Certain Things in the Apologia are Refuted
176
The Portuguese Nation is Defended
179
In Defence of the Italian Nation
183
In Defence of the Religion of St Augustine
185
Conclusion of the Material Treated in the Preceding Chapters
189
An Explanation for the Length of this Treatise is Given and its Stated Intention is Concluded
192
Bibliography
195
Index
202
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