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Matteo Ricci & map exhibit

Read about this upcoming exhibit in the James Ford Bell Library. The exhibit opens September 15, 2010.

Kunyu wanguo quantu, or Map of the Ten Thousand Countries of the Earth, is the oldest surviving Chinese map to show the Americas.

Prof. Ann Waltner will be speaking at a special free event will be held at the James Ford Bell Library on Thursday, September 23, 2010

The LIbrary's web site also has information about Matteo Ricci, Missionary-Scholar. This exciting exhibit is coming soon to Wilson Library. the page above has "Links to Additional information about Ricci," including links to sites related to the "Jesuit Journeys" and the "history of Christianity in China."

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