The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci Setting & Symbolism

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The Plantin Bible

A beautifully translated and illustrated Bible. Ricci receives a copy during his mission work in China, much to his delight. Before this, he does not have a copy.

Mnemonic Devices

Heuristics by which one can remember large quantities of information. Ricci makes use of mnemonic devices to impress the Chinese people and draw them into the Christian faith.

Macao, China

A city in China where the Jesuits establish one of their first mission bases.

Peking, China

The central Chinese city where Ricci lives and creates his own mission base.

Goa, India

A city in India where Ricci spends some time before going to China.

Shao Zhou

A Chinese province where Ricci tries to set up a second mission base.

Nanchang

The province where Ricci spends most of his time in China.

Rome

Where Ricci goes to study law and the center of the Roman Catholic...

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