Brief Notes on References to Mazu in Sixteenth Century Iberian Sources

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Abstract

Iberian accounts of the sixteenth century often include references to the religious life of the Chinese people.
Among these references it is possible to detect the first European descriptions and characterizations of the Chinese goddess Mazu.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Mazu Cult
Subtitle of host publicationHistorical Studies and Cross-Cultural Comparisons
EditorsJiehua Cai, Marc Nürnberger
Place of PublicationLisboa
PublisherCentro Científico e Cultural de Macau / Centro de História da Universidade de Lisboa
Pages147-159
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)978-972-8586-51-5
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Mazu
  • Iberian Sources
  • Sixteenth Century
  • Chinese Studies

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