Of Fortresses and Galleys the 1568 Acehnese Siege of Melaka, after a Contemporary Bird's-eye View

@article{Manguin1988OfFA,
  title={Of Fortresses and Galleys the 1568 Acehnese Siege of Melaka, after a Contemporary Bird's-eye View},
  author={Pierre‐yves Manguin},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  year={1988},
  volume={22},
  pages={607 - 628}
}
  • P. Manguin
  • Published 1 July 1988
  • History
  • Modern Asian Studies
The city of Melaka, owing to her occupation by the Portuguese, has the privilege of being the most thoroughly described sixteenth and early seventeenth-century Southeast Asian urban centre, both in textual and iconographic sources. There are some ten to twelve known Portuguese sketches depicting various aspects of the city; ground plans of the fortress, plans of the whole city, maps of the city and its surroundings, or else panoramic views representing specific events in Melaka's history, such… 
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