An Arab’s Journey to Colonial Spanish America: The Travels of Elias Al-Musili in the Seventeenth Century

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Rediscovered in Syria in the late 19th century, this account relates the experiences of Reverend Elias al-Musili, a priest of the Chaldean Church and the first known visitor to the Americas from the Middle East. Supported by Spain and the pope, he offers a unique perspective on the New World.

An Arab’s Journey to Colonial Spanish America: The Travels of Elias Al-Musili in the Seventeenth Century

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