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  • Joao d'Albuquerque, bishop of Goa, he asked his permission to officiate in the diocese, and at once began walking through the streets ringing a small bell, and telling all to come, and send their children and servants, to the "Christian doctrine" or catechetical instruction in the principal church.
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  • In 1510 a second expedition against Malacca was sent out from Portugal under the command of Diogo Mendez de Vasconcellos, but d'Alboquerque retained it at Cochin to aid him in the retaking of Goa, and it was not until 1511 that the great viceroy could spare time to turn his attention to the scene of Siqueira's failure.
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  • In 1603 they threatened Goa, in 1619 they fixed their capital at Batavia, in 1638 they drove the Portuguese from Ceylon and in 1641 from Malacca.
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  • In India he established a diocesan hierarchy, with seven archbishoprics, the archbishop of Goa taking precedence with the rank of patriarch.
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  • It was designed as a training school to feed the Indian mission of which Francis Xavier had already taken the oversight, while a seminary at Goa was the second institution founded outside Rome in connexion with the Society.
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  • Having failed in an attack upon Calicut, he seized Goa, which from 1530 became the capital of Portuguese India.
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  • At length Story settled down as a shopkeeper at Goa, Leedes entered the service of the Great Mogul, Newbery died on his way home overland, and Fitch, after a lengthened peregrination in Bengal, Pegu, Siam and other parts of the East Indies, returned to England.
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  • He accordingly set himself to obtain information about other religions, sent to Goa, requesting that the Portuguese missionaries there should visit him, and listened to them with intelligent attention when they came.
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  • In 1560 a supposed tooth of Buddha was brought to Goa; the raja of Pegu offered ioo,000 for the relic, and as Portuguese India was virtually bankrupt the government wished to accept the offer; but the archbishop intervened and the relic was destroyed.
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  • In 1489 he took advantage of the break-up of the Bahmani power to establish himself as an independent sultan at Bijapur, his dominions including Goa on the west coast.
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  • He died in 1511 (Goa had been taken by the Portuguese a few months before), and was succeeded by his son Ismail, who reigned prosperously till 1534.
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  • As it lacks the thick woolly coat of the two Tibetan antelopes known as the chiru and the goa, there can be little doubt that it inhabits a country with a less severe climate than that of the Central Tibetan plateau, and it is probably a native of the more or less wooded districts of comparatively low elevation forming the outskirts of Tibet.
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  • The literature is poor, and consists largely of romantic stories from the Malay, and religious treatises from the Arabic. Of the few original pieces the most important are the early histories of Goa, Tello and some other states of Celebes, and the Rapang, or collection of the decrees and maxims of the old.
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  • When the voyage was resumed, the ship touched at Malindi and Sokotra, and reached Goa on May 6th, 1542.
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  • He spent five months in Goa, and then turned his attention to the "Fishery Coast," where he had heard that the Paravas, a tribe engaged in the pearl fishery, had relapsed into heathenism after having professed Christianity.
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  • He reached Goa in February 1 55 2, and obtained from the viceroy consent to the plan of a Chinese embassy and to the nomination of Pereira as envoy.
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  • He strove, with a success disastrous to the Portuguese empire, to convert the government in Goa into a proselytizing agency.
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  • Another species, C. lusitanica or glauca, the "cedar of Goa," is a handsome tree, 50 ft.
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  • The name "cedar of Goa" is misleading, as no cypress is found wild anywhere near Goa.
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  • Portugal was first on the scene, and in the r6th century established a considerable littoral empire on the coasts of East Africa, India and China, fragments of which still remain, especially Goa, where Portuguese influence on the natives was considerable.
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  • At the end of the Napoleonic wars Portugal had Macao and Goa, Holland Java, Sumatra and other islands, France some odds and ends in India, while England emerged with Hong Kong, Singapore, Ceylon and a free hand in India.
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  • Having entered the Society of Jesus, he was set apart for foreign mission service, and sent to Goa in 1588.
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  • Instead, the pope sent out Joao Nunez Barreto as patriarch of the East Indies, with Andre de Oviedo as bishop; and from Goa envoys went to Abyssinia, followed by Oviedo himself, to secure the king's adherence to Rome.
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  • A second antelope inhabiting the same country as the chiru is the goa (Gazella picticaudata), a member of the gazelle group characterized by the peculiar form of the horns of the bucks and certain features of coloration, whereby it is markedly distinguished from all its kindred save one or two other central Asian species.
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  • Lastly, he sailed back westwards, and, after penetrating into the Red Sea, and building a fortress at Ormuz in the Persian Gulf, returned to Goa only to die in 1515.
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  • In 1603 and 1639 the Dutch blockaded Goa; during the first half of the 17th century they routed the Portuguese everywhere in India, Ceylon and Java.
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  • After the middle of the 17th century the Asiatic trade of Portugal practically disappeared, and now only Goa, Daman and Diu are left to her as relics of her former greatness.
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  • Not daring to return to Delhi, he remained about Honore and other cities of the western coast, taking part in various adventures, among others the capture of Sindabur (Goa), and visiting the Maldive Islands, where he became kazi, and married four wives, and of which he has left the best medieval account, hardly surpassed by any modern.
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  • Abhira, at the mouth of the Indus (where, however, there is no gold); at Supara, in Goa; and at a certain Mount Ophir in Johore.
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  • They comprised, in Africa, the Cape Verde Islands, St Thomas and Prince's Islands, Portuguese Guinea, Angola and Portuguese East Africa, or Mozambique; in India, Goa, Damaun and Diu; in China, Macao; and in the Malay Archipelago part of Timor.
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  • On the Asiatic mainland the first trading-stations were established by Cabral at Cochin and Calicut (1501); more important, however, were the conquest of Goa (1510) and Malacca (1511) by Albuquerque, and the acquisition of Diu (1535) by Martini Affonso de Sousa.
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  • In 1510 Albuquerque seized Goa, primarily as a naval base,.
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  • The most important settlements in the East were Goa, Malacca and Hormuz.
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  • After twenty years of investigation at Goa, Fernao Lopes de Castanheda issued his Historia do descobrimento e conquista da India pelos Portuguezes (Lisbon, 15521 554 and 1561), a book that ranks besides those of Barros and Couto.
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  • Within these limits lie the Portuguese settlements of Diu, Damaun and Goa, and the native state of Baroda which has direct relations with the government of India; while politically Bombay includes the settlement of Aden.
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  • They captured Goa in 1510, Malacca in 1511, and Ormuz in 1515.
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  • They arrived at Goa in September 1578.
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  • He laboured assiduously amongst them for fifteen months, and at the end of 1543 returned to Goa.
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  • A species of cypress, Cupressus lusitanica, which has been naturalized in the neighbourhood of Cintra is known as the cedar of Goa.
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  • Commercial intercourse is most intimate with Hong-Kong, Canton, Batavia and Goa.
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  • The first author who described the Indian mines at all fully was the Portuguese, Garcia de Orta (1565), who was physician to the viceroy of Goa.
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  • In 1560 the Inquisition with all its horrors was introduced into Goa.
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  • He had been educated at Winchester, and became rector of the Jesuits' College in Goa.
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  • The jealous Portuguese threw them into prison at Ormuz, and again at Goa.
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  • In 1621 he was ordered as a missionary to India, and in 1622 he arrived at Goa.
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  • He accordingly returned to India in 1640, and was elected rector, and afterwards provincial, of the Jesuits at Goa.
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  • He made one vain attempt to regain his possessions in the Persian Gulf; but the Portuguese fleet which had promised to transport his troops to Bahrein was defeated by the imam of Muscat and forced to retreat to Goa.
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  • The viceroyalty was created in 1505, and from 1511 the Indian capital was Goa.
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  • Basic price from £ 569 All inclusive holidays to goa All inclusive goa holiday deals at the Whispering Palms Hotel in Candolim.
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  • However it is also during the monsoon that Goa is probably at its most beautiful, wit h greenery sprouting all around.
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  • In Goa, India, the cashew apple is the source of juicy pulp used to prepare fenny, a locally popular distilled liquor.
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  • These Goa beaches can be reached on foot or by bicycle, and plenty of busses taxis and motor rickshaws run along the coast.
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  • Yet Goa is an ideal springboard for the interior.
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  • In fact, my friend from Goa remarked on the spiciness of the chicken vindaloo!
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  • Inscriptions give evidence of a long struggle between the Rattas and the Kadambas of Goa, who succeeded in the latter years of the 12th century in acquiring and holding part of the district.
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  • Intermarriage led to the adoption, even by the rich, and especially by women (see GoA), of Asiatic dress, manners and modes of thought.
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  • In fact, my friend from Goa remarked on the spiciness of the chicken vindaloo !
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  • The Portuguese influence in Goa is recognized in its sweet and sour dishes.
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