Barros



João de
[zhwoun duh] /ʒwãʊ̃ də/ (Show IPA), (“the Portuguese Livy”) 1496–1570, Portuguese historian.
Contemporary Examples

She knew that Gómez and Barros were supposed to have her sister, but they had told her she ran away years before.
Argentinian Teen Was Starved and Held Captive With a Canine For 9 Years Barbie Latza Nadeau April 16, 2014

Gómez and Barros have been charged with forced slavery, inflicting bodily harm on a child and false imprisonment.
Argentinian Teen Was Starved and Held Captive With a Canine For 9 Years Barbie Latza Nadeau April 16, 2014

Historical Examples

As an historian and a stylist Barros deserves the high fame he has always enjoyed.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 Various

The name of one of these is supplied by Castanheda and Barros.
A Journal of the First Voyage of Vasco da Gama 1497-1499 Unknown

Barros and Goes say that the leader of these vessels was a pirate named Timoja, whose head-quarters were at Onor.
A Journal of the First Voyage of Vasco da Gama 1497-1499 Unknown

The succeeding decades, from the 5th to the 13th, are not written by Barros.
The History of the Revolutions of Portugal Abb Vertot

Father du Tarry, (a Jesuit) has copied less from Barros, than any of the authors who have treated on the same subject.
The History of the Revolutions of Portugal Abb Vertot

Las Casas apparently depended on Barros as well as on the Historie.
Christopher Columbus and How He Received and Imparted the Spirit of Discovery Justin Winsor

His first Decade overlaps Barros, and his history goes from 1526 to 1600.
Rulers of India: Albuquerque Henry Morse Stephens

His chronology throughout differs much from Barros, and a critical comparison between them is much needed.
Rulers of India: Albuquerque Henry Morse Stephens

noun
João de (ʒu[~ə]u ˈdəː). 1496–1570, Portuguese historian: noted for his history of the Portuguese in the East Indies, Décadas da Ásia (1552–1615)

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Barrow point

    Also called Barrow-in-Furness [bar-oh-in-fur-nis] /ˈbær oʊ ɪnˈfɜr nɪs/ (Show IPA). a seaport in Cumbria, in NW England. Point, the N tip of Alaska: the northernmost point of the U.S. a town in N Alaska, S of Barrow Point: site of a government science-research center. noun the northernmost tip of Alaska, on the Arctic Ocean noun […]

  • Barrow-in-furness

    Also called Barrow-in-Furness [bar-oh-in-fur-nis] /ˈbær oʊ ɪnˈfɜr nɪs/ (Show IPA). a seaport in Cumbria, in NW England. Point, the N tip of Alaska: the northernmost point of the U.S. a town in N Alaska, S of Barrow Point: site of a government science-research center. Historical Examples Lastly, we may note the appropriate use of a […]



  • Barry

    Sir Charles, 1795–1860, English architect. John, 1745–1803, American naval commander in the Revolution. Leonora Marie Kearney (“Mother Lake”) 1849–1930, U.S. labor leader and social activist, born in Ireland. Philip, 1896–1949, U.S. playwright. a male given name: from an Irish word meaning “spear.”. Contemporary Examples This infuriated his grandfather, who cursed Barry and never spoke to […]

  • Barry mountains

    plural noun a mountain range in SE Australia, in E Victoria: part of the Australian Alps



Disclaimer: Barros definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.