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Jose Veloso Salgado’s painting 1898 - Vasco da Gama perante o Samorim

Jose Veloso Salgado’s painting 1898 – :Vasco da Gama Perante O Samorim”

In this amazing talk, Sanjay Subramanyam talks about the historic figure Vasco Da Gama and his “not so popular” perspectives and traits as mentioned in texts of that era by others.

This talk will reveal how Vasco da Gama appears to be certain times, a cheat, manipulator and exaggerator as accounted by the local Muslims, Catholics and others (including an anonymous text from the Portuguese crew).

Very refreshing perspective! Check it out.