PAES, D

PAES, D. 14?? — 15??. Portuguese Merchant in India. In c. 1520 wrote his account, characterized by reliable and exact observations and including important information about Vijayanagara. The manuscript came to Portugal and was used by Barros, but then forgotten.

Publications: ed. together with the account of F. Nuniz by D. Lopes: Chronica dos Reis de Bisnaga. Lisbon 1897; English by Sewell in his Forgotten Empire. 1900.

Sources: Oaten 1909, 68f.

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