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John of Monte Corvino

(1247—1328)


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(1247–1328/30) Franciscan missionary; archbishop of Khan-baliq (Beijing) from 1307.

Dispatched to the court of Kublai Khan in 1291 by Nicholas IV, by 1306 John had secured 6,000 converts, translated the ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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