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Prester John

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780198601753
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191727795
Prester John

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The mythical Christian ruler of a kingdom in the East; ‘Prester’ is a compressed form of ‘presbyter’ and in some

Reference Entry.  428 words. 

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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