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  Topsy-turvy 1585   a translation and explication of Luis Frois's Tratado by robin d. gill
Topsy-turvy 1585 a translation and explication of Luis Frois's Tratado by robin d.
In 1585, Luis Frois, a 53 year old Jesuit who spent all of his adult life in Japan listed 611(!) ways Europeans and Japanese were contrary to one another.
Luis Frois (Luís Fróis) S.J. There are 14 chapters, following Frois’s original, a 50 pg Foreword on the History of Topsy-turvyism and a Midword on how China relates to this.
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 Luis Frois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Luis Frois was born in Lisbon, and, entering the Jesuits in 1548, went to Goa and began his studies at the college of St. Paul.
On his arrival in Kyoto, Frois met with both the Shogun Ashikaga Yoshiteru and more frequently with the daimyo Nobunaga who was supportive of his missionary work.
Portugal marked Frois' 400th anniversary on June 9, 1997, the same day it marked the same anniversary for Jesuits Antonio Vieira and José de Anchieta.
www.manresa-sj.org /stamps/1_Frois.htm   (188 words)

  
 Luis Frois -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Luis Frois -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Luis Frois (1532-1597) was a dedicated (The Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil) Portuguese (Someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country) missionary.
In 1569, he met (additional info and facts about Oda Nobunaga) Oda Nobunaga.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/lu/luis_frois.htm   (80 words)

  
 Topsy-Turvy 1585 : A Translation and Explication of Luis Frois S. J's TRATADO (Treatise) Listing 611 Ways European and ...
This continued study in many fields proved perfect for explicating Luis Frois's treatise, which treats many aspects of European and Japanese culture, ranging from fingernails to fire-fighting, from eye-size to monkeys.
Description: A full translation, explication and essay of Luis Frois S.J.'s famous 1585 treatise (Tratado) listing 611 ways Europeans and Japanese were contradictory or opposite to one another.
Description: In 1585, Luis Frois, a 53 year old Jesuit who spent all of his adult life in Japan listed 611(!) ways Europeans and Japanese were contrary (completely opposite) to one another.
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 Samples from TOPSY-TURVY 1585  ---   a translation and explication of the TRATADO of Luis Frois, S.J. by ...
Samples from TOPSY-TURVY 1585 --- a translation and explication of the TRATADO of Luis Frois, S.J. by robin d.
Otherwise, they tended to wear dull-fl hemp (Okada) and, as Frois himself noted in a letter Englished by Willis, the bonzes wore fine fl upper garments to funerals.
Since the same word is used for nails and claws in Japanese, it might be overdoing it to say that Furukomu (Frois or Valignano) lit his tobacco by striking fire from his own claws” (As it is usually translated), but the practice of depicting the other side with spooky fingernails is undeniable.
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 Monumenta Nipponica Monographs
By Alejandro Valignano, S. Edited, with an introduction, by Jose Luis Alvares-Taladriz.
By Juan Rodriguez Tsuzu, S. Edited by Jose Luis Alvarez-Taladriz.
By Luis Frois, S. Edited by Josef Franz Schütte.
monumenta.cc.sophia.ac.jp /mnm.html   (855 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Das Japanbild im "Traktat" (1585) des Luis Frois (Portugiesische Forschungen der Gorresgesellschaft): ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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 [JAPAN] VALIGNANO, Alessandro / FROIS, Luis, Lettere del Giappone et della Cina de gli’anni MDLXXXIX & MDXC
[JAPAN] VALIGNANO, Alessandro / FROIS, Luis, Lettere del Giappone et della Cina de gli’anni MDLXXXIX & MDXC
Very rare first edition of two letters by Valignano and Frois, the first (signed Oct. 7, 1589 from Macao) written while the eagerly awaited Valignano was en route back to Japan after the successful Japanese Embassy; the second is signed from Nagasaki by Frois in October of 1590.
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