Silveira, Ven. Goncalo da


Silveira, Ven. Goncalo da
Silveira, Ven. Goncalo da
Pioneer missionary of South Africa, b. 23 Feb, 1526, at Almeirim, about forty miles from Lisbon; martyred 6 March, 1561

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


Catholic encyclopedia.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Silveira —     Ven. Goncalo da Silveira     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ven. Goncalo da Silveira     Pioneer missionary of South Africa, b. 23 Feb, 1526, at Almeirim, about forty miles from Lisbon; martyred 6 March, 1561. He was the tenth child of Dom Luis da …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gonçalo da Silveira — (n. 23 de febrero de 1526, en Almeirim, a unas 40 millas de Lisboa; † 6 de marzo de 1561) fue un jesuita portugués, misionero en el sur de África. Vida Fue el décimo hijo de Luis da Silveira, primer conde de Sortelha, y de Beatrice Coutinho, hija …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gonçalo da Silveira — (b. 23 February1526, at Almeirim, about forty miles from Lisbon; died 6 March1561) was a Portuguese Jesuit missionary in southern Africa.LifeHe was the tenth child of Dom Luis da Silveira, first count of Sortelha, and Dona Beatrice Coutinho,… …   Wikipedia

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • Floribella (telenovela portuguesa) — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Floribella Nombre comercial Floribella Año 2006 en el aire Origen Portugal …   Wikipedia Español

  • Diogo de Freitas do Amaral — diˈoɡu ˈfɾɐjtɐʃ du ɐmɐˈɾaɫ Diogo Amaral in 2005 Minister of Foreign Affairs In office 12 March 2005 – 1 July 2006 …   Wikipedia

  • Monomotapa — • Whatever may be the etymological meaning of the word Monomotapa, the origin of which is much disputed, it is certain, at any rate, that the Portuguese of the sixteenth century employed it to denote the paramount chief of the Makaranga, a powerf …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Rhodesia — • British possession in South Africa (present day Zimbabwe) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rhodesia     Rhodesia     † …   Catholic encyclopedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.