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João de Barros (1496–1570)

Barros, João de (bär’rös). The foremost Portuguese historian; born at Vizeu, 1496; died near Lisbon, Oct. 20, 1570. His principal work, ‘Asia,’ a history of Portuguese discoveries and conquests in East India, 1415–1539, was afterwards continued by Diogo do Couto. He also wrote the ‘Chronicle of Emperor Clarimundo,’ a romance of chivalry.