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Fage, J. D. 1921- (John Donnelly) / A guide to original sources for precolonial western Africa published in European languages: for the most part in book form
(1994)

1651-1675,   pp. [43]-44


Page [43]

165 1 - 1675


1652                    GEORGII GALENSIS, Fr (or GEORG/JORIS van GEEL)
Vocabularium Latinum/Hispanicurn et Congense,
trans. into French & Flemish and ed. by J. van WING & C.PENDERS,
Le plus
ancien dictionnaire Bantu, Brussels, 1928.
The groundwork for this was done by the mulatto priest Fr Manuel Roboredo.
Cf. 1652 GIACINTO
BRUGIOTTI da VETRALLA.
1652                                    GIACINTO BRUGIOTTI da VETRALLA, Fr
Regulac quaedam pro dificillime Congensiurn idiomatis, Rome 1659.
Modern Eng. trans, H. Grattan GUINNESS, Gramnnar of the Congo language as
spoken 200 years ago, London, 1882.
Giacinto da Vetralla was Prefect of the Capuchin mission in the Congo. His
own detailed account of
his prefecture was incorporated in 1711 GIUSEPPE MONARI. The groundwork for
his Congo grammar
was done by the mulatto priest Fr Manuel Roboredo. Cf. 1652 GEORGIL. See
also 1617 MATEUS
CARDOSO (3).
(1652)                                                             HEYLIN,
Peter
Cosmographie. ... containing the chorographie and historic of the whole world
London. 1652.
A compilation; Book 4 deals with Africa. There are many subsequent editions,
corrected and enlarged
(e.g. 5th ed. 1677).
1654                                              BONAVENTURA da CORELLA,
Fr
Vittorio A. SALVADORINI, 'La relazione sul Congo di Bonaventura da Corella,
1654', Ann. Fac. Sc. Pol. Univ. degli Studi di Pisa, 3 (1973) 421-48.
(1654)                                                        CHAULMER, Charles
Le tableau de l'Afrique ou sont representez les royaumes, republiques,
principautez, isles..., avec quelques relations succinctes des progres que
font les Pe±res de la Compagnie de Jesus.... Paris, 1654.
c.1655 (but see comment)                 ABDERRAHMAN b. ABDALLAH b. cIMRAN
b. CAMIR es-SADI
Tarikh es-Soudan, ed. & trans. Octave HOUDAS & Edmond BENOIST, 2
vols,
Paris, 1898, 1900.                                facs. 1964, 1981      
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