quarta-feira, 15 de maio de 2019

Robert Morrison discussing texts with three Chinese scholar

O missionário escocês Robert Morrison falando com três alunos chineses é o título desde quadro de autor anónimo datado de ca. 1830.
The Scottish missionary, Rev. Robert Morrison, discussing texts with three Chinese scholars. Paint by unidentified artist, circa 1830.
Robert Morrison (1782-1834) was the first Protestant missionary in China. Arriving in Macao in 1807 he translated the Bible into Chinese and produced the first Chinese Dictionary. He died in Guangzhou (Canton) in 1834 and was buried in the Old Protestant Cemetery in Macao.

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