Cort verhael vant gene wedervaren is Frederick de Houtman tot Atchein int eylandt Sumatra in den tijdt van ses ende twintich maenden die hy aldaer gevanghen is gheweest
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‘Brief account of the experiences of Frederick de Houtman in Aceh during the 26 months of his captivity’

Frederick de Houtman

Date: 1601

Original Language: Dutch

Description

Two pages into Cort verhael, his 49-page account of his second voyage to the Indonesian archipelago, Frederick de Houtman engages in a three-page description of the Maldives, expressing much admiration for the many beautiful mosques on these tiny islands. He then recounts his arrival …

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Steenbrink, Karel, “ Cort verhael vant gene wedervaren is Frederick de Houtman tot Atchein int eylandt Sumatra in den tijdt van ses ende twintich maenden die hy aldaer gevanghen is gheweest”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26842>



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