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

Chapter 8. Which discusses the Kingdom of Casamansa and its features. [translated text],   pp. 66-74 and 75


Page 74 and 75

A veiry -t.arC  fa.ir is h [d in this coutr7 at         '    '
where tile lking  .ives. A.t ti.s fair all the.g oods sve.     :  ;,
are sold, slatves and foodstl ss as w-ell as evelyt-ixir. es .
possesses a nur-ber of stxre'vu  anl some very 1are l'heS tem   K. xe wter
in them al the year rouud. The, land is more fertipl   t'i t' e
the Jalofos, s-nce it rains Mere here.    It has the s-)e ScrtS 9A in- _s
amd birds as in the other parts, the fish are goc':7, aIa  there :
excellent oysters aind other s!ell-fish.
75.


V.riants to ch.1mter 8


p. 74  (3/1)  note  (b)  :
p.Q3  (8/i3 ) note  (,):


L rcas: Beyond these blacks are the B=auhuns
of ni,,uich-ir, mnd beyond them are the Casangas:
the at-San.as and Elanhuns understand each other,
thongh the Casai&-.s dress differently, for they
dress like the J.Lofos and the Nandingas, who
surrouind thern on the interior side.
T rtda3: -who is eperor o0r thLe blacks ,f our
Guinea of Cape Verde, and it may be that the
blacks of Congo and lagoli also obey him.


 


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