JAHANGIR AND THE JESUITS PDF

Akigis He muft have endured much pain, for the flesh was permanently marked. When the Fathers went to take leave of him, he begged them to commend him to God. As the letters have never been published, and because of the value and interest attaching to them as contemporary records, I have not hesitated to quote from them freely. It chanced that about this time he came from the province which he governed 5 to pay his respefts to the new King, and to submit his accounts to the controller of the royal treasury. The Portuguese occupation of Syriam covered a period of thirteen years, namely from to At this the King expressed much pleasure, so they revised the translation and presented it to him. But this relief had its drawbacks, for the moifture engendered fleas and other vermin, so that he was tormented worse than before, and he counted himself happy whenever he could crush some of them in his fingers and get rid of them.

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It muSl also be borne in mind that Goes did not keep a diary in order that someone else might describe his travels, but that he might describe them himself. They answered that they would remain Christians; upon which the King, turning to his courtiers, said: But nesuits young man said he jhaangir a Christian, and that he would never do such a thing.

In the morning, the King sent a barber to circumcise them. Added to this, their control of the seas, which they exercised with relentless severity, was regarded with deep and widespread resentment. The King next asked him why he had come to his kingdom.

As I endeavoured to show in my introduftion to Akbar and the Jesuits, the Missions to the court of Akbar had both a religious and a political purpose, though some time elapsed before the latter became prominent. He brought with him to Agra two servants, 11 both heretics like himself. Eight or ten days later, he called them to his tent where they found him sur- rounded by his Captains.

The King at once granted this requeSt, being influenced to a large extent by the presents which the ambassador brought him. About this time, some other children, who had been sold by their parents for trifling sums, were also baptised. Catalog Record: Jahangir and the Jesuits, with an account of Hathi Trust Digital Library As he passed through the fortresses of the North he announced, on behalf of the Governor, that merchants could go to Cambaya as before.

Enquire into it well, and bring the man to me, and you shall see what I will do with him. He respefted Islam as little as, or even less than, Akbar; but though he, too, appears tye have had a genuine admira- tion for Christianity, he was never, like his father, drawn towards it. A translation by the same writer of a chapter relating to the mission to Pegu see p.

Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. How is it possible jagangir us to dispute with them? Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Such hopes, however, were soon shown to be groundless. These and many other things the Father did there in the service of God, until he was summoned to Goa, where he spent a great part of the winter. But they were proud and intolerant; and their general attitude towards Oriental peoples and Oriental beliefs and customs was one of arrogant contempt.

One of these had been a great Captain uhder this, as well as under the late King, whom he had served in many important offices. So he came, with all his family.

Many of those present were moved to compassion to see them, Still bleeding from the circumcision, suffer these cruel Stripes, which, because of the presence and rage of the King, exceeded in severity those ordinarily inflifted on criminals. The Englishman presented the letter he had brought, and said that he had come as the ambassador of his King to ask permission for English ships to trade at his ports.

By his orders a dais, very splen- didly adorned, had been erefted, and jahangif came forth and took his seat thereon. Nor is this very Strange. He held forth with so much impetuosity that the thf could not get a word in, though they repeatedly begged to be allowed to speak. The latter asked per- mission to build, or hire, a ship to take them to their own country; but they were told to apply to the Viceroy of India.

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Jahangir And The Jesuits

It muSl also be borne in mind that Goes did not keep a diary in order that someone else might describe his travels, but that he might describe them himself. They answered that they would remain Christians; upon which the King, turning to his courtiers, said: But nesuits young man said he jhaangir a Christian, and that he would never do such a thing. In the morning, the King sent a barber to circumcise them. Added to this, their control of the seas, which they exercised with relentless severity, was regarded with deep and widespread resentment. The King next asked him why he had come to his kingdom. As I endeavoured to show in my introduftion to Akbar and the Jesuits, the Missions to the court of Akbar had both a religious and a political purpose, though some time elapsed before the latter became prominent. He brought with him to Agra two servants, 11 both heretics like himself.

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JAHANGIR AND THE JESUITS PDF

Relations with England turned tense in when Roe warned Jahangir that if the young and charismatic Prince Shah Jahan, newly instated as the Subedar of Gujarat , turned the English out of the province, "then he must expect we would do our justice upon the seas". Shah Jahan chose to seal an official Firman allowing the English to trade in Gujarat in the year Roe labelled him an atheist , and although most others shied away from that term, they did not feel as though they could call him an orthodox Sunni. But since there was no intent, there was no resultant problem. Such disciples were an elite group of imperial servants, with one of them being promoted to Chief Justice.

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