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Fort Jesus and the Portuguesein Mombasa, 1593-1729

C. R. Boxer

Fort Jesus and the Portuguesein Mombasa, 1593-1729

by C. R. Boxer

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Published by Hollis & Carter in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby C.R. Boxer and Carlos de Azevedo.
ContributionsAzevedo, Carlos de.
The Physical Object
Pagination144p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21760767M

This 16th-century fort and Unesco World Heritage treasure is Mombasa’s most visited site. The metre-thick walls, frescoed interiors, traces of European graffiti, Arabic inscriptions and Swahili embellishment aren’t just evocative, they’re a palimpsest of Mombasa's history and the coast writ in stone. Fort Jesus on portugalilaisten vuonna rakentama linnoitus Mombasassa, in linnoitus toimii museona ja on suosittu turistikohde. Linnoitus on rakennettu ylhäältä katsottuna miehen muotoiseksi ja se on nimetty Jeesuksen mukaan.. Linnoituksen suunnitteli italialainen arkkitehti Giovanni Batista Cairati (port. João Batista Cairato), joka oli työskennellyt Portugalin.

Fort Jesus Mombasa Kenya East Africa Completed by the Portuguese in the Fort is now a National Mombasa. Historic Fort Jesus, built by the Portuguese in , is situated at the entrance to the old dhow harbour. Portugese cartoon drawing on the walls of Fort Jesus in Mombasa in Southern Kenya showing ships and soldiers under the. According to Tripadvisor travellers, these are the best ways to experience Fort Jesus Museum: Day City/Shore Excursion - Fort Jesus, Old Town, Nguuni & Haller Park Tour (From US$) Mombasa City Tour with Fort Jesus and More (From US$) Full-Day Tour of Mombasa (From US$) Mombasa City Tour (From US$)4/5().

Fort Jesus which attracts both local and foreign visitors is located on the edge of a coral ridge overlooking the entrance to the Old Port of Mombasa. It was built by the Portuguese in the fifteenth century to protect their trade route to India and their interests in East Africa Coast which had a long history of hostilities of the interested. Fort Jesus is built on top of a coral ridge that extends east-west from the mouth of the Mombasa harbor. The siting of the fort was determined principally by two factors: one, that any ship entering the harbor should come within point blank range of the fort guns and artillery; and two, that the fort be situated where small boats could land.


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Illustrated with b&w photos and drawn maps and plans. Fort Jesus, located on the edge of a coral ridge overlooking the entrance to the Old Port of Mombasa, was built by the Portuguese in to protect their trade route to India and their interests in.

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A Fortaleza de Jesus e os Portugueses em. Inthe Portuguese in Mombasa were defeated by the Omani Arabs, who exercised their own hegemony by occupying Fort Jesus and appointed a member of the Mazrui family as gover- nor.

The Fort, built by the Portuguese in to the designs of Giovanni Battista Cairati to protect the port of Mombasa, is one of the most outstanding and well preserved examples of 16th Portuguese military fortification and a landmark in the history of this type of construction.

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The Fort Jesus Museum in Mombasa: Its experience regarding social networks in urban and rural environments. Museum International, 58 (1–2), – CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 3. The Sieges of Mombasa and Fort Jesus, to Saturday, April 7 (eve of Palm Sunday), Vasco Da Gama casts anchor off Mombasa, but does not enter the port.Fort Jesus, Mombasa is a Portuguese fort built in It was built in the shape of a man (viewed from the air), and was given the name of Jesus.

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