Ex Libris Kirkland

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First Written 1972
Genre History
Origin US
Publisher Ohio University Press
ISBN-10 0821411381
ISBN-13 978-0821411384
My Copy clothbound hardback with dustjacket
First Read October 25, 2008

The Realm of Prester John

[quoting Giulano Dati, Treatise on the Supreme Prester John, Pope and Emperor of India and of Ethiopia]

Although a few profess erroneous creeds,
Nevertheless from Christ their faith proceeds.

Quoted on October 20, 2011

[quoting Susenyos, King of Ethiopia, ca. 1620,]

I have not changed my religion, I have only improved it. I do not hold my faith because it is that of the Portuguese, nor because it is the faith of Rome, but because it is the true faith. And do not deceive yourselves--for this faith I am prepared to die if necessary, but all those who contradict it will die first.

Quoted on September 30, 2011

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