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Ricci, Matteo

(1552–1610). B. Macerata, It.; Jesuit 1571; miss. to India 1578, China 1583; became a favorite of the Chinese emp. Works include writings on Chinese geog. and hist.; Christian works in Chinese, including T'ien-chu-she-i (“The True Doctrine of God”).

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