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Africa Meets Europe (#2004)

Presented by PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning at Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs CO

Jun 02 2015
PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning located in Colorado Springs CO

‘Most high and most powerful prince and king my brother,’ wrote King Affonso of Kongo in a 1517 letter addressed to King Manuel I of Portugal. Affonso became Mani-Kongo (overlord of the Kongo) in 1506 or 1507, in large part because of his alliance with the Portuguese. The Portugese had appeared in the Kongo ten years before Columbus’ momentous voyage to the Caribbean. This class will look at the relationship between the Kongo and Portugal from the perspective of the Africans, which helps

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1:00 PM

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Colorado Technical University

4435 North Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

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