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Almada, André Alvares d', fl. 1594, et al. / Brief treatise on the rivers of Guinea
Part I (1984)

Chapter 1. Which discusses the Jalofo blacks, who are the first (to be met in Guinea) and the nearest to us; and their customs and laws. [translated text],   pp. 4-17


Page 17

Variants in Canptor 1.
p. 5,   (1/4)   note   (d)   t
p.l2,   (1/15)  note   (c)   :
p.16,   (1/22)  note   (g)   :


p.18, (1/24) note (b)


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17.
P reads   one of the lineage of the
Gudumels, who although they were slat
of the king, were of honorable birth,
L rends The Jalofo king,, the son of
Budumel, who today rules the Kingdomo
aicalhor, is called by the blacks th4
Grand Jalofo, because his dynasty, aft
revolting against the Crand Jalofo 0
the family of the Jonmes, seized the
and retained the title.
L reads ...they wear very wide breech
almost in the Greek style
L reads ... so little rain that ther
often a shortage of provisions


 


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