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Alvares, Manuel, 1526-1583, et al. / Ethiopia Minor and a geographical account of the Province of Sierra Leone : (c. 1615)
(1990)

Contents: Ethiopia Minor,   pp. 9-11 ff.


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CONTENTS
Ethiopia Minor
Part I. A Geographical Description of the Province and Kingdcn of the Jalofo
Heathen [and other peoples of the coast NW of Sierra Leone]
chapters
1. The location and fertility of the [Jalofol land, and the nature and
occupations of its inhabitants.
2. The Kingdom of Jagau and the Grand Borgalo: the character of the land
and
people.
3. The lands peopled by the Mandingas and Sonequei. The situation and wealth
of the country, the characteristics of its various inhabitants, and the rites
and ceremonies of each nation.
4. The town of Cacheu, a place of treasure, and the condition of its
population.
5. The trade of this port and the characters of the settlers there and of
the
heathen who surround them.
6. The port of Bichangor, its site and the fertility of the land, and the
heathen of the district.
7. Attitudes of these heathen, and their superstitious rites and ceremonies.
8. The renowned island of Bussis, the character and organisation of its people,
the riches of its land, and the royal state of its great king.
9. The famous islands of the Bijagos heathen, the fertility of their soil,
and
the character and industry of their inhabitants.
10. The way of life of these heathen and their customs, also a discussion
of
their superstitions and idolatry.
11. The island of Bissau and the nature and characteristics of its inhabitants.
12. The Balanta. The fertility of their lands and the disposition of the
natives. The way of life of these heathen and their superstitious rites.
13. The Biafar heathen. The location and fertility of the land and the
character and industry of its inhabitants.
Part II. The Province of Sierra Leone.
chapters
1. The name, situation and bounds of this Province and the nature of the
land.
2. About the character of the heathen that live in this Province, so various
in
name and language.


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