Voices of the Past – First Japanese in Europe: Incredible Story of the Tensho Embassy in Rome (1582 – 1590)

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First Japanese in Europe: Incredible Story of the Tensho Embassy in Rome (1582 – 1590)

Gepubliceerd 24 apr. 2021

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00:00 Introduction
03:14   Japan: The Idea
06:43  The Journey
10:04  Portugal
14:56   Spain
21:23   Italy and Rome
29:33  Home Again

Written by Thomas Lockley.

Edited and narrated by David Kelly.
Art by Matthew Cartwright.

Music courtesy of Epidemic Sound


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