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The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci

Jonathan D. Spence

In 1577, the Jesuit Priest Matteo Ricci set out from Italy to bring Christian faith and Western thought to Ming dynasty China. To capture the complex emotional and religious drama of Ricci's extraordinary life, Jonathan Spence relates his subject's experiences with several images that Ricci himself created--four images derived from the events in th...
Publish Date
1985-09-03T00:00:00.000Z
1985-09-03T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1984
Goodreads rating
3.8
ISBN
9780140080988
Recommendations
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2020-05-22T18:00:16.000Z
@jhnmcky @davidrieff yes but the GREAT book on this is Jonathan Spence's The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci      source