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The Japanese and the Jesuits Alessandro Valignano in Sixteenth Century Japan by Mr J F Moran

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages252
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Open LibraryOL7482476M
ISBN 100415088135
ISBN 109780415088138

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  The Japanese and the Jesuits examines the attempt by sixteenth century Jesuits to convert the Japanese to Christianity. Directing the Jesuits was the Italian Alessandro Valignano, whose own magisterial writings, many of them not previously translated or published, are the principle source material for this account of one of the most remarkable of all meetings between East and : Taylor And Francis. Book Description. The Japanese and the Jesuits examines the attempt by sixteenth century Jesuits to convert the Japanese to Christianity. Directing the Jesuits was the Italian Alessandro Valignano, whose own magisterial writings, many of them not previously translated or published, are the principle source material for this account of one of the most remarkable of all meetings between East and. The Japanese and the Jesuits examines the attempt by sixteenth-century Jesuits to convert Japan to Christianity. Directing the Jesuits was the Italian Alessandro Valignano, whose own magisterial writings, many of them not previously translated or published, are the principal source material for this account of one of the most remarkable of all meetings between East and West. The Japanese and the Jesuits. DOI link for The Japanese and the Jesuits. The Japanese and the Jesuits book. Alessandro Valignano in Sixteenth Century Japan. The Japanese and the Jesuits. DOI link for The Japanese and the Jesuits. The Japanese and the Jesuits book.

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  This book is set in Japan circa , well into the period when Japan had outlawed and cruelly repressed Christianity. Christianity had been introduced into Japan around by Portuguese Jesuits, where it had met with s: The book is considered a masterpiece and regarded by some as one of the first modern novels. Translations of the work vary in style, form and quality—variation resulting from idioms, grammatical idiosyncrasies and poetic structures needing to be wrested back from a form of the Japanese language used nearly 1, years ago. The Japanese and the Jesuitsexamines the attempt by sixteenth-century Jesuits to convert Japan to Christianity. Directing the Jesuits was the Italian Alessandro Valignano, whose own magisterial writings, many of them not previously translated or published, are the principal source material for this account of one of the most remarkable of all meetings between East and West. The nearly three-hour film was shown at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome — the center for Eastern Catholic studies — with nearly Jesuits having the opportunity to view it.