Leo Africanus

(c. 1495—1550)

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Traveller in Africa, lexicographer, and geographer, born into a prominent Moorish family in Granada and educated in Fez. In 1512–13 he travelled extensively in the Maghrib, visiting Morocco, Bugia ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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